Discovery certificate for object 2016gep
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5223 [ 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 2016gep
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS16crp
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:07:29.930 (271.87470875) DEC = +26:06:02.94 (26.10081625)
Discovery date: 2016-09-06 07:19:12 (JD=2457637.805)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-06 07:19:12
Flux: 18.46 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-09-02 08:21:07
Limiting flux: 19.46 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/2016gep