Discovery certificate for object 2016epa
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4020

Date Received (UTC): 2016-08-04 09:13:18
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: SN 2016epa
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS16bzb
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 02:26:10.814 (36.54505875) DEC = -23:23:54.11 (-23.39836375)
Discovery date: 2016-08-01 14:11:02 (JD=2457602.0909954)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-08-01 14:11:02
Flux: 17.98 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-02-05 05:57:07
Limiting flux: 19.3 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/2016epa