Discovery certificate for object 2016daj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 2870 [ 2016TNSTR.473....1S ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-07-17 16:22:37
Sender: Prof. Krzysztof Stanek
Reporting Group: ASAS-SN     Discovery Data Source: ASAS-SN

K. Z. Stanek, for the ASAS-SN team report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2016daj
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-16hh
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 02:04:37.495 (31.15623) DEC = +21:35:08.45 (21.58568)
Discovery date: 2016-07-17 12:50:24.000 (JD=2457587.035)

Potential host galaxy: MCG +03-06-031

Remarks: Spiral galaxy with unknown redshift nearby.


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-07-17 12:50:24.000
Flux: 17.2 VegaMag
Filter: V-Johnson
Instrument: Brutus
Telescope: ASASSN-Brutus

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-07-09 13:55:12
Limiting flux: 18 VegaMag
Filter: V-Johnson
Instrument: Cassius
Telescope: ASASSN-Cassius

Details of the new object can be viewed here: