Discovery certificate for object 2016gtq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5656 [ 2016TNSTR.738....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-30 22:11:02
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 2016gtq
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS16dbc
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 22:40:37.823 (340.1575975) DEC = -01:38:28.28 (-1.64119)
Discovery date: 2016-09-27 09:20:09 (JD=2457658.8889931)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-27 09:20:09
Flux: 18.48 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-09-07 11:42:43
Limiting flux: 19.66 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala


Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2016gtq