Discovery certificate for object 2016gkj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5384 [ 2016TNSTR.696....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-21 19:54:03
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 2016gkj
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS16cvn
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:11:27.863 (287.866096) DEC = +55:48:10.69 (55.80297)
Discovery date: 2016-09-21 07:10:33 (JD=2457652.7989931)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-21 07:10:33
Flux: 16.7 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-08-20 09:10:04
Limiting flux: 18.45 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/2016gkj