Discovery certificate for object 2016exa
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4246 [ 2016TNSTR.554....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-08-12 12:08:03
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 2016exa
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS16cjd
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:47:03.838 (356.765992222) DEC = -01:43:41.76 (-1.72826777778)
Discovery date: 2016-08-07 12:44:38.000 (JD=2457608.0309954)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-08-07 12:44:38.000
Flux: 17.78 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-07-22 14:18:14
Limiting flux: 18.45 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Details of the new object can be viewed here: