Discovery certificate for object 2016ekt
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 3907 [ 2016TNSTR.497....1B ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-07-29 17:44:56
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: SN 2016ekt
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-16hw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 21:53:27.882 (328.366175) DEC = -34:24:20.95 (-34.405819)
Discovery date: 2016-07-29 08:09:36 (JD=2457598.84)

Potential host galaxy: GALEXASC J215327.92-342420.8


Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-07-29 08:09:36
Flux: 15.4 VegaMag
Filter: V-Johnson
Instrument: Cassius
Telescope: ASASSN-Cassius

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-07-17 03:07:12
Limiting flux: 16.4 VegaMag
Filter: V-Johnson
Instrument: Cassius
Telescope: ASASSN-Cassius


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