Discovery certificate for object 2016ayt
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 1431

Date Received (UTC): 2016-03-11 17:20:43
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 2016ayt
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS16aez
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:29:34.940 (202.395583) DEC = -30:32:42.10 (-30.545028)
Discovery date: 2016-03-06 12:57:36 (JD=2457454.04)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-03-06 12:57:36
Flux: 17.85 ABMag
Filter: cyan-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/2016ayt