Discovery certificate for object 2016fff
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4498 [ 2016TNSTR.582....1S ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-08-23 09:05:11
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 2016fff
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-16jf
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 22:36:59.138 (339.24641) DEC = -25:13:55.63 (-25.23212)
Discovery date: 2016-08-23 06:00:00 (JD=2457623.75)

Potential host galaxy: UGCA 430
Host redshift: 0.011441


Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-08-23 06:00:00
Flux: 16.2 VegaMag
Filter: V-Johnson
Instrument: Cassius
Telescope: ASASSN-Cassius

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-08-16 02:38:24
Limiting flux: 16.8 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/2016fff