Discovery certificate for object 2016gen
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5221 [ 2016TNSTR.661....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-11 00:03:01
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: AT 2016gen
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS16crl
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:51:56.853 (252.986886667) DEC = +25:55:26.67 (25.9240744444)
Discovery date: 2016-09-06 06:37:26 (JD=2457637.7759954)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-06 06:37:26
Flux: 17.93 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-09-02 07:59:31
Limiting flux: 18.5 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/2016gen