Discovery certificate for object 2016hwp
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 6561 [ 2016TNSTR.893....1S ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-11-07 14:13:37
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: AT 2016hwp
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-16na
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 04:09:10.241 (62.29267) DEC = +21:26:25.48 (21.44041)
Discovery date: 2016-11-06 07:55:12 (JD=2457698.83)

Potential host galaxy: 2MASX J04091030+2126244
Host redshift: 0.021191

Remarks: In three epochs, close to the center of the galaxy, so might also be a TDE

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-11-06 07:55:12
Flux: 17.3 VegaMag
Filter: V-Johnson
Instrument: Brutus
Telescope: ASASSN-Brutus

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-10-29 11:45:36
Limiting flux: 17.7 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/2016hwp