Discovery certificate for object 2016gye
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5789 [ 2016TNSTR.768....1S ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-10-07 07:42:15
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 2016gye
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-16lg
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:48:12.379 (267.05158) DEC = +17:37:31.58 (17.62544)
Discovery date: 2016-10-06 04:48:00 (JD=2457667.7)

Potential host galaxy: ARK 530
Host redshift: 0.021171

Remarks: Very close to the nucleus of the galaxy

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-10-06 04:48:00
Flux: 16.2 VegaMag
Filter: V-Johnson
Instrument: Brutus
Telescope: ASASSN-Brutus

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-09-30 05:16:48
Limiting flux: 17.8 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/2016gye