Discovery certificate for object 2016gou
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5510 [ 2016TNSTR.718....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-26 09:02:02
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 2016gou
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS16cxr
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:08:06.501 (272.027086667) DEC = +25:24:31.32 (25.4087)
Discovery date: 2016-09-22 05:58:33 (JD=2457653.7489931)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-22 05:58:33
Flux: 17.64 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-09-10 08:12:28
Limiting flux: 18.95 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/2016gou