Discovery certificate for object 2016ys
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 674 [ 2016TNSTR..63....1B ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-01-29 16:34:58
Sender: Mr. Jonathan Brown
Source Group: ASAS-SN

Jonathan Brown report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2016ys
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-16ay
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 07:12:14.346 (108.059775) DEC = +07:14:23.22 (7.239783)
Discovery date: 2016-01-28 09:50:24 (JD=2457415.91)

Potential host galaxy: UGC 03738
Host redshift: 0.028343


Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-01-28 09:50:24
Flux: 16.7 VegaMag
Filter: V-Johnson
Instrument: Brutus
Telescope: ASASSN-Brutus

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-01-25 11:16:48
Limiting flux: 16.4 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/2016ys