Discovery certificate for object 2016csk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 2653

Date Received (UTC): 2016-06-08 17:47:45
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 2016csk
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS16bcb
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:09:30.317 (257.37632) DEC = +21:36:29.74 (21.608261)
Discovery date: 2016-06-03 10:16:19 (JD=2457542.9279977)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-06-03 10:16:19
Flux: 18.61 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-05-24 10:52:19
Limiting flux: 18.71 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala


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