Discovery certificate for object 2016ito
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 7252 [ 2016TNSTR1019....1S ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-12-08 15:31:19
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 2016ito
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-16oq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:31:09.000 (187.7875) DEC = -35:55:49.76 (-35.93049)
Discovery date: 2016-12-08 08:38:24 (JD=2457730.86)

Potential host galaxy: AM 1228-353 NED02
Host redshift: 0.01992

Remarks: In multiple chips and epochs, emerging from "behind the Sun"


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-12-08 08:38:24
Flux: 15.5 VegaMag
Filter: V-Johnson
Instrument: Cassius
Telescope: ASASSN-Cassius

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-08-20 23:02:24
Limiting flux: 16.4 VegaMag
Filter: V-Johnson
Instrument: Brutus
Telescope: ASASSN-Brutus

Details of the new object can be viewed here: