Discovery certificate for object 2016ayj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 1421

Date Received (UTC): 2016-03-11 17:16:36
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 2016ayj
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS16aee
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 03:06:45.080 (46.687833) DEC = +46:09:13.20 (46.153667)
Discovery date: 2016-03-01 06:57:36 (JD=2457448.79)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-03-01 06:57:36
Flux: 17.18 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/2016ayj