Discovery certificate for object 2016epc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4022

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 2016epc
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS16byy
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:37:42.431 (234.426794167) DEC = -22:36:16.31 (-22.60453)
Discovery date: 2016-08-01 06:30:14 (JD=2457601.7709954)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-08-01 06:30:14
Flux: 16.98 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-07-08 08:22:33
Limiting flux: 19.58 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/2016epc