Discovery certificate for object 2016gta
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5891 [ 2016TNSTR.779....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-10-10 20:54:02
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 2016gta
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS16djf
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:17:15.369 (19.314036) DEC = +06:57:52.67 (6.96463)
Discovery date: 2016-10-09 10:32:09.000 (JD=2457670.9389931)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-10-09 10:32:09.000
Flux: 18.05 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-09-19 13:13:26
Limiting flux: 17.99 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/2016gta