Discovery certificate for object 2016L
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14 [ 2016TNSTR..23....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-01-15 13:40:38
Sender: Mr. Jonathan Brown
Reporting Group: ASAS-SN     Discovery Data Source: ASAS-SN

S. Kiyota (Variable Star Observers League in Japan), J.S. Brown, K.Z. Stanek, T.W.-S. Holoien, C.S. Kochanek, D. Godoy-Rivera, U. Basu (Ohio State), B.J. Shappee (Hubble Fellow, Carnegie Observatories), J.L. Prieto (Diego Portales; MAS), D. Bersier (LJMU), Subo Dong, Ping Chen (KIAA-PKU), J. Brimacombe (Coral Towers Observatory), G. Bock (Runaway Bay Observatory, Australia), R. A. Koff (Antelope Hills Observatory) report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2016L
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-16al
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:00:27.470 (225.114458) DEC = -13:33:09.00 (-13.5525)
Discovery date: 2016-01-15 08:38:24.000 (JD=2457402.86)

Potential host galaxy: UGCA 397
Host redshift: 0.009297


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-01-15 08:38:24.000
Flux: 17 VegaMag
Filter: V-Johnson
Instrument: Cassius
Telescope: ASASSN-Cassius

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-01-14 09:07:12
Limiting flux: 15.6 VegaMag
Filter: V-Johnson
Instrument: Cassius
Telescope: ASASSN-Cassius

Details of the new object can be viewed here: