Discovery certificate for object 2016gtr
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5657 [ 2016TNSTR.743....1S ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-10-01 03:11:00
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 2016gtr
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-16lc
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:29:01.202 (292.25501) DEC = -51:58:13.80 (-51.9705)
Discovery date: 2016-09-30 02:09:36 (JD=2457661.59)

Potential host galaxy: GALEXASC J192901.47-515813.5

Remarks: UV-bright, but overall faint, uncatalogued host


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-30 02:09:36
Flux: 16.9 VegaMag
Filter: V-Johnson
Instrument: Cassius
Telescope: ASASSN-Cassius

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-09-21 01:40:48
Limiting flux: 17.5 VegaMag
Filter: V-Johnson
Instrument: Brutus
Telescope: ASASSN-Brutus

Details of the new object can be viewed here: