Discovery certificate for object 2016epb
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4021

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: AT 2016epb
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS16bzd
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 02:26:04.542 (36.5189233333) DEC = -07:55:40.21 (-7.927835)
Discovery date: 2016-08-02 14:16:48 (JD=2457603.095)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-08-02 14:16:48
Flux: 18.68 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-08-01 14:31:12
Limiting flux: 19.74 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/2016epb