Discovery certificate for object 2016epd
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4023 [ 2016TNSTR.519....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-08-04 09:13:18
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: SN 2016epd
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS16bzh
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 02:52:09.313 (43.0388057143) DEC = -08:40:24.50 (-8.67347285714)
Discovery date: 2016-08-01 14:24:00.000 (JD=2457602.1)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-08-01 14:24:00.000
Flux: 18.09 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-02-27 07:06:14
Limiting flux: 18.82 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Details of the new object can be viewed here: