Discovery certificate for object 2016auf
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 1313 [ 2016TNSTR.196....1S ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-03-09 16:28:35
Sender: Dr. Brian Stalder
Reporting Group: ATLAS     Discovery Data Source: ATLAS

Brian Stalder report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2016auf
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 03:09:50.690 (47.461208) DEC = +33:39:01.70 (33.650472)
Discovery date: 2016-02-23 19:58:53.000 (JD=2457442.3325579)

Potential host galaxy: 2MASX J03095119+3339037


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-02-23 19:58:53.000
Flux: 17.66 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Archival info: Other
Remarks: difference from static sky image.

Details of the new object can be viewed here: