Discovery certificate for object 2016ays
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 1430

Date Received (UTC): 2016-03-11 17:20:18
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 2016ays
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS16aed
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 07:54:02.950 (118.512292) DEC = -01:13:56.70 (-1.232417)
Discovery date: 2016-02-27 09:07:12 (JD=2457445.88)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-02-27 09:07:12
Flux: 17.38 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/2016ays