Discovery certificate for object 2016cyn
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 2822 [ 2016TNSTR.449....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-06-29 12:00:38
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 2016cyn
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS16bmi
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:11:13.336 (227.80556875) DEC = +11:22:08.35 (11.368985)
Discovery date: 2016-06-19 09:25:55 (JD=2457558.8929977)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-06-19 09:25:55
Flux: 17.9 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-06-08 09:15:50
Limiting flux: 19.77 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/2016cyn