Discovery certificate for object 2016fts
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4920 [ 2016TNSTR.629....1S ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-05 16:54:00
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 2016fts
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-16jw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 02:06:51.163 (31.71318) DEC = +14:43:21.22 (14.72256)
Discovery date: 2016-09-05 12:00:00 (JD=2457637)

Potential host galaxy: IC 1780
Host redshift: 0.034757


Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-05 12:00:00
Flux: 17 VegaMag
Filter: V-Johnson
Instrument: Brutus
Telescope: ASASSN-Brutus

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-08-27 13:55:12
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/2016fts