Discovery certificate for object 2016ayo
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 1426 [ 2016TNSTR.203....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-03-11 17:16:59
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 2016ayo
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS16acx
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:58:23.110 (164.596292) DEC = +55:37:08.80 (55.619111)
Discovery date: 2016-02-22 11:02:24 (JD=2457440.96)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-02-22 11:02:24
Flux: 17.76 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Archival info: SDSS

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