Discovery certificate for object 2016ayn
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 1425 [ 2016TNSTR.203....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-03-11 17:16:55
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 2016ayn
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS16acw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 07:31:27.190 (112.863292) DEC = +41:02:57.00 (41.049167)
Discovery date: 2016-02-22 08:23:59 (JD=2457440.8499884)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-02-22 08:23:59
Flux: 17.89 ABMag
Filter: orange-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/2016ayn