Discovery certificate for object 2016dah
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 2868 [ 2016TNSTR.472....1B ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-07-15 02:52:54
Sender: Mr. Jonathan Brown
Source Group: ASAS-SN

Jonathan Brown, for the ASAS-SN team report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2016dah
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-16hf
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:44:41.073 (11.171138) DEC = +40:08:35.68 (40.143244)
Discovery date: 2016-07-14 12:57:36 (JD=2457584.04)

Potential host galaxy: M31
Host redshift: -0.001001

Remarks: Likely nova in M31

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-07-14 12:57:36
Flux: 16.6 VegaMag
Filter: V-Johnson
Instrument: Brutus
Telescope: ASASSN-Brutus

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-07-11 12:28:48
Limiting flux: 17.6 VegaMag
Filter: V-Johnson
Instrument: Brutus
Telescope: ASASSN-Brutus


Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2016dah