Discovery certificate for object 2016gfu
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5254

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-12 23:50:26
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 2016gfu
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS16crz
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:10:36.443 (2.65184666667) DEC = -06:38:08.97 (-6.63582555556)
Discovery date: 2016-09-08 11:25:26 (JD=2457639.9759954)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-08 11:25:26
Flux: 18.24 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-08-16 13:50:52
Limiting flux: 18.73 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/2016gfu