Discovery certificate for object 2016ixb
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 7357 [ 2016TNSTR1049....1S ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-12-18 13:45:27
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 2016ixb
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-16ov
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 04:54:00.038 (73.50016) DEC = +01:57:46.62 (1.96295)
Discovery date: 2016-12-17 06:43:12 (JD=2457739.78)

Potential host galaxy: NPM1G +01.0158
Host redshift: 0.028343


Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-12-17 06:43:12
Flux: 17.6 VegaMag
Filter: V-Johnson
Instrument: Brutus
Telescope: ASASSN-Brutus

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-12-15 10:04:48
Limiting flux: 17.1 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/2016ixb