Discovery certificate for object 2016ggd
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5265 [ 2016TNSTR.675....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-13 18:17:59
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 2016ggd
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS16csz
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:12:32.462 (18.1352566667) DEC = -17:27:18.22 (-17.45506)
Discovery date: 2016-09-08 12:28:48.000 (JD=2457640.02)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-08 12:28:48.000
Flux: 18.33 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-08-16 14:19:40
Limiting flux: 19.02 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Details of the new object can be viewed here: