Discovery certificate for object 2016gsb
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5603 [ 2016TNSTR.730....1S ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-29 17:02:02
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 2016gsb
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-16kz
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 06:04:28.140 (91.11725) DEC = -20:20:24.94 (-20.34026)
Discovery date: 2016-09-29 06:43:12 (JD=2457660.78)

Potential host galaxy: ESO 555- G 029
Host redshift: 0.00965

Remarks: In three epochs, on the rise


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-29 06:43:12
Flux: 16.4 VegaMag
Filter: V-Johnson
Instrument: Cassius
Telescope: ASASSN-Cassius

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-09-24 07:39:21
Limiting flux: 17.4 VegaMag
Filter: V-Johnson
Instrument: AST3-Cam
Telescope: The Antarctic Schmidt/Survey Telescopes

Details of the new object can be viewed here: