Discovery certificate for object 2016cpf
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 2567 [ 2016TNSTR.393....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-06-01 15:53:59
Sender: ATLAS (ATLAS_Bot1)
Reporting Group: ATLAS     Discovery Data Source: 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 2016cpf
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS16ayr
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:41:50.032 (160.458465714) DEC = -18:34:16.55 (-18.5712628571)
Discovery date: 2016-05-30 06:14:24.000 (JD=2457538.76)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-05-30 06:14:24.000
Flux: 18.54 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-05-18 06:57:36
Limiting flux: 18.33 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Details of the new object can be viewed here: