Discovery certificate for object 2016gdu
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5202 [ 2016TNSTR.658....1S ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-10 02:54:44
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 2016gdu
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-16kk
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 04:10:31.493 (62.63122) DEC = -54:41:06.72 (-54.6852)
Discovery date: 2016-09-09 05:45:36 (JD=2457640.74)

Potential host galaxy: LSBG F156-039
Host redshift: 0.043707


Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-09 05:45:36
Flux: 17.1 VegaMag
Filter: V-Johnson
Instrument: Cassius
Telescope: ASASSN-Cassius

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-09-04 08:23:59
Limiting flux: 17.5 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/2016gdu