Discovery certificate for object 2016fte
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4906 [ 2016TNSTR.629....1S ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-05 14:42:34
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: AT 2016fte
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-16jv
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 02:41:31.068 (40.37945) DEC = +59:36:30.02 (59.60834)
Discovery date: 2016-09-05 12:00:00 (JD=2457637)

Potential host galaxy: Maffei 2
Host redshift: -0.000057

Remarks: This is most likely a CV, but it is located close to Maffei 2 nearby galaxy, so worth a quick follow-up.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-05 12:00:00
Flux: 15.8 VegaMag
Filter: V-Johnson
Instrument: Brutus
Telescope: ASASSN-Brutus

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-08-27 13:12:00
Limiting flux: 17.9 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/2016fte