Discovery certificate for object 2016esx
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4129 [ 2016TNSTR.539....1S ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-08-09 03:45:22
Sender: Prof. Krzysztof Stanek
Source Group: ASAS-SN

K. Z. Stanek, J. Nicolas, I. Cruz, S. Kiyota, for the ASAS-SN team report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2016esx
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-16io
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:40:00.934 (280.00389) DEC = +54:13:04.87 (54.21802)
Discovery date: 2016-08-08 10:19:12 (JD=2457608.93)

Potential host galaxy: 2MASX J18400114+5413042

Remarks: Unknown redshift host; confirmed by J. Nicolas, I. Cruz, S. Kiyota

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-08-08 10:19:12
Flux: 17.35 VegaMag
Filter: V-Johnson
Instrument: Brutus
Telescope: ASASSN-Brutus

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-08-02 08:52:48
Limiting flux: 17.5 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/2016esx