Discovery certificate for object 2016esn
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4118 [ 2016TNSTR.530....1S ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-08-07 20:17:36
Sender: Prof. Krzysztof Stanek
Source Group: ASAS-SN

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

IAU Designation: SN 2016esn
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-16if
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 05:58:58.793 (89.74497) DEC = -52:26:17.95 (-52.43832)
Discovery date: 2016-08-07 09:36:00 (JD=2457607.9)

Potential host galaxy: AM 0557-522 NED03
Host redshift: 0.032022

Remarks: Large offset from the host, so it also might be a Galactic CV.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-08-07 09:36:00
Flux: 16.9 VegaMag
Filter: V-Johnson
Instrument: Cassius
Telescope: ASASSN-Cassius

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-08-03 09:50:24
Limiting flux: 16.9 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/2016esn