Discovery certificate for object 2016ggj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5271 [ 2016TNSTR.675....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-13 18:17:59
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: AT 2016ggj
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS16ctc
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 02:45:40.954 (41.42064) DEC = -13:27:55.76 (-13.46549)
Discovery date: 2016-09-12 14:32:38 (JD=2457644.1059954)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-12 14:32:38
Flux: 18.7 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-09-08 15:33:07
Limiting flux: 17.31 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/2016ggj