Discovery certificate for object 2016ayr
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 1429 [ 2016TNSTR.203....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-03-11 17:17:12
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 2016ayr
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS16adb
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 05:41:29.980 (85.374917) DEC = +29:24:43.70 (29.412139)
Discovery date: 2016-02-24 06:57:36 (JD=2457442.79)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-02-24 06:57:36
Flux: 16.29 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/2016ayr