Discovery certificate for object 2016gft
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5253 [ 2016TNSTR.667....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-12 23:50:26
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 2016gft
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS16csb
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:21:44.062 (20.43359) DEC = -11:46:10.22 (-11.7695066667)
Discovery date: 2016-09-08 12:25:55.000 (JD=2457640.0179977)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-08 12:25:55.000
Flux: 17.9 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-08-16 14:38:24
Limiting flux: 19.28 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Details of the new object can be viewed here: