Discovery certificate for object 2016ayq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 1428 [ 2016TNSTR.203....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-03-11 17:17:07
Sender: Dr. David Young
Reporting Group: ATLAS     Discovery Data Source: 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 2016ayq
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS16ada
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 02:33:21.660 (38.34025) DEC = +22:07:16.20 (22.121167)
Discovery date: 2016-03-03 05:31:12.000 (JD=2457450.73)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-03-03 05:31:12.000
Flux: 17.69 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Archival info: SDSS

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