Assassin Picture of the Week

2016 June 13

ASASSN-16fq: Supernova in M66!

On May 28, 2016, ASAS-SN discovered ASASSN-16fq, a Type II SN in M66. This is the closest supernova discovered so far by ASAS-SN, out of 340+ discoveries to date. Here we show a beautiful false-color image made by amateur astronomer and ASAS-SN team member, Dr. Joseph Brimacombe. As always, stay tuned!

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See previous APOWs:

ASASSN-15ts: Our 250th Supernova!

ASASSN-15oz: The First Supernova Discovered Using New "Cassius" Telescope

Tom's poster at the 2015 DOE CSGF Annual Program Review

Tom and Ben: "Coffee Briefs" for Two Recent ASAS-SN Papers

ASAS-SN ``Unpaid Professional Collaborators'': Joe Brimacombe

Where Do Type Ia Supernova Dwell?

Bright Supernova Discoveries Statistics (Again)

ASASSN-14lp: the Brightest Supernova Currently on the Sky

ASASSN-14li: Possible Tidal Disruption Event in Progress

ASASSN-13co: Type-Defying Luminous Type II Supernova

Bright Supernova Discoveries Statistics

Bright Supernovae: ASAS-SN Contribution

Our Big Boom: ASASSN-14cl

First Light on the Small Magellanic Cloud from Chile

Congratulations to Tom and Jacob!

ASASSN-13dn: Spectra from a New Instrument

ASASSN-14ae, A Very Luminous Transient

Our Latest Paper, in Video Form

Host Galaxies of ASAS-SN Supernovae

Back in Real-Time Discovery Business!

We Have a Logo!

Active (Some Less, Some More) Galactic Nuclei with ASAS-SN

Brutus is EXPANDING!

Swift Ultraviolet and Optical Follow-Up of ASASSN-13dl, Our Latest Supernova

Dramatic AGN Outburst in NGC 2617

M81 and Friends

Two ASAS-SN Views of Orion Nebula

AAVSO Observations of Cataclysmic Variable ASASSN-13ck

Two ASAS-SN Supernovae in One Day!

It is Good to be Lucky!

Extreme M-dwarf Flare Observed by ASAS-SN;

Neptune Discovered!

Multiband photometric follow-up of ASASSN-13aw (SN 2013dr);

"Assassin" Unit 1: Brutus;

How ASAS-SN Discovers Supernovae: Case of Supernova ASASSN-13bb;

NGC 2617: Dramatic Seyfert Type Change;

ASASSN-13/SN 2013da: Our First Supernova Three Weeks Later;

M31 and Companions;

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