Discovery certificate for object 2016ayi
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 1420

Date Received (UTC): 2016-03-11 17:09:41
Sender: Dr. David Young
Source Group: ATLAS

J. Tonry, L. Denneau, B. Stalder, A. Heinze, A. Sherstyuk (IfA, University of Hawaii), A. Rest (STScI), K. W. Smith, S. J. Smartt (Queen's University Belfast) report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2016ayi
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS16aen
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:20:38.720 (185.161333) DEC = +28:38:17.30 (28.638139)
Discovery date: 2016-03-03 12:14:24 (JD=2457451.01)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-03-03 12:14:24
Flux: 18.71 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Archival info: SDSS

Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2016ayi