Discovery certificate for object 2016cot
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 2555 [ 2016TNSTR.388....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-05-31 14:40:25
Sender: ATLAS (ATLAS_Bot1)
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 2016cot
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS16aub
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:45:48.052 (206.4502175) DEC = -10:56:37.37 (-10.943715)
Discovery date: 2016-05-03 10:04:48 (JD=2457511.92)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-05-03 10:04:48
Flux: 19.18 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-05-02 12:00:00
Limiting flux: 19.39 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala


Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2016cot