Discovery certificate for object 2016jdk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 7540 [ 2016TNSTR1096....1S ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-12-29 04:28:36
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 2016jdk
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-16pj
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:23:03.151 (350.76313) DEC = -36:14:20.58 (-36.23905)
Discovery date: 2016-12-29 01:40:48 (JD=2457751.57)

Potential host galaxy: GALEXASC J232303.16-361420.6

Remarks: Present in several epoch, very close to an unknown redshift galaxy. There is also a galaxy with z=0.036886 relatively close.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-12-29 01:40:48
Flux: 17.3 VegaMag
Filter: V-Johnson
Instrument: Cassius
Telescope: ASASSN-Cassius

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-12-18 02:38:24
Limiting flux: 17.8 VegaMag
Filter: V-Johnson
Instrument: Cassius
Telescope: ASASSN-Cassius


Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2016jdk