Discovery certificate for object 2016gyt
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5804 [ 2016TNSTR.768....1S ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-10-07 18:30:59
Sender: Prof. Krzysztof Stanek
Reporting Group: ASAS-SN     Discovery Data Source: ASAS-SN

K. Z. Stanek, for the ASAS-SN team report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2016gyt
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-16ll
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:00:32.429 (285.13512) DEC = +54:34:09.70 (54.56936)
Discovery date: 2016-09-26 06:43:12.000 (JD=2457657.78)

Potential host galaxy: IRAS F18594+5429

Remarks: Next to what looks like a somewhat resolved source, most likely host galaxy


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-26 06:43:12.000
Flux: 17.1 VegaMag
Filter: V-Johnson
Instrument: Brutus
Telescope: ASASSN-Brutus

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-09-25 06:41:45
Limiting flux: 17.1 VegaMag
Filter: V-Johnson
Instrument: Cassius
Telescope: ASASSN-Cassius

Details of the new object can be viewed here: