Discovery certificate for object 2016ete
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4136 [ 2016TNSTR.540....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-08-09 11:28:32
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 2016ete
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS16cdo
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:26:02.085 (21.5086888889) DEC = -15:02:19.07 (-15.0386311111)
Discovery date: 2016-08-02 14:12:28 (JD=2457603.0919907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-08-02 14:12:28
Flux: 19.35 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-08-01 14:42:43
Limiting flux: 19.75 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/2016ete