Discovery certificate for object 2016dad
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 2864 [ 2016TNSTR.470....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-07-12 13:33:33
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 2016dad
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS16bry
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 20:09:30.726 (302.378025) DEC = -24:42:34.18 (-24.709495)
Discovery date: 2016-07-07 10:59:31 (JD=2457576.9579977)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-07-07 10:59:31
Flux: 17.3 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-07-06 12:14:24
Limiting flux: 19.6 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/2016dad