Discovery certificate for object 2016bfb
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 1599 [ 2016TNSTR.221....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-03-16 15:59:21
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 2016bfb
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS16agy
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:33:57.930 (248.491375) DEC = +46:16:56.00 (46.282222)
Discovery date: 2016-03-02 14:09:36 (JD=2457450.09)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-03-02 14:09:36
Flux: 18.57 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/2016bfb