Discovery certificate for object 2016dac
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 2863 [ 2016TNSTR.470....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-07-12 13:33:33
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 2016dac
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS16bqs
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:18:00.345 (4.50143625) DEC = -21:45:45.13 (-21.762535)
Discovery date: 2016-07-06 13:59:31.000 (JD=2457576.0829977)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-07-06 13:59:31.000
Flux: 17.16 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-06-20 14:51:21
Limiting flux: 17.94 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Details of the new object can be viewed here: