Discovery certificate for object 2016iol
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 7101 [ 2016TNSTR.963....1S ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-11-27 22:19:22
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 2016iol
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-16nt
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:41:56.167 (175.48403) DEC = +12:35:09.96 (12.5861)
Discovery date: 2016-11-27 14:24:00.000 (JD=2457720.1)

Potential host galaxy: CGCG 068-029
Host redshift: 0.034215

Remarks: Close/in the nucleus, so could also be a TDE, spectra needed


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-11-27 14:24:00.000
Flux: 17.1 VegaMag
Filter: V-Johnson
Instrument: Brutus
Telescope: ASASSN-Brutus

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-11-18 14:52:48
Limiting flux: 17.2 VegaMag
Filter: V-Johnson
Instrument: Cassius
Telescope: ASASSN-Cassius

Details of the new object can be viewed here: