Discovery certificate for object 2016fej
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4475 [ 2016TNSTR.579....1M ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-08-22 11:51:44
Sender: Prof. Subo Dong
Source Group: ASAS-SN

Peter Marples, Subo Dong, for the ASAS-SN team report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2016fej
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-16jc
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 20:40:39.874 (310.166142) DEC = -54:18:36.24 (-54.310067)
Discovery date: 2016-08-22 04:11:25 (JD=2457622.6745949)

Potential host galaxy: NGC 6942
Host redshift: 0.010914


Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-08-22 04:11:25
Flux: 17 VegaMag
Filter: V-Johnson
Instrument: Cassius
Telescope: ASASSN-Cassius

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-08-20 04:20:11
Limiting flux: 17.25 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/2016fej