Discovery certificate for object 2016zb
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 684 [ 2016TNSTR..70....1H ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-01-30 16:53:02
Sender: Mr. Thomas Holoien
Source Group: ASAS-SN

Thomas Holoien report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2016zb
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-16ba
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 09:42:29.220 (145.62175) DEC = -16:58:26.88 (-16.974133)
Discovery date: 2016-01-29 08:09:36 (JD=2457416.84)

Potential host galaxy: MCG -03-25-015
Host redshift: 0.013922


Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-01-29 08:09:36
Flux: 16.8 VegaMag
Filter: V-Johnson
Instrument: Cassius
Telescope: ASASSN-Cassius

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-01-28 06:57:36
Limiting flux: 17.2 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/2016zb