Discovery certificate for object 2016ffh
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4500 [ 2016TNSTR.583....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-08-23 09:33:59
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: SN 2016ffh
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS16cpu
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:11:49.483 (227.95617875) DEC = +46:15:03.22 (46.250895)
Discovery date: 2016-08-17 06:34:33 (JD=2457617.7739931)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-08-17 06:34:33
Flux: 18.5 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-08-17 06:30:14
Limiting flux: 18.6 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala


Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2016ffh