Discovery certificate for object 2016gsf
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5607 [ 2016TNSTR.731....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-29 22:11:03
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 2016gsf
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS16dan
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:19:27.214 (4.8633925) DEC = -10:10:13.80 (-10.1705)
Discovery date: 2016-09-28 10:59:31.000 (JD=2457659.9579977)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-28 10:59:31.000
Flux: 18.41 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-09-20 12:46:04
Limiting flux: 16.61 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Details of the new object can be viewed here: