Discovery certificate for object 2016gkh
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5382 [ 2016TNSTR.696....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-21 19:54:03
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 2016gkh
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS16cwg
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:34:38.273 (263.65947) DEC = +40:45:13.46 (40.75374)
Discovery date: 2016-09-21 06:00:00 (JD=2457652.75)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-21 06:00:00
Flux: 18.83 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-09-21 05:55:40
Limiting flux: 19.36 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/2016gkh