Discovery certificate for object 2016hfc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5990 [ 2016TNSTR.794....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-10-14 13:35:02
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: AT 2016hfc
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS16dkf
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:20:11.432 (5.047635) DEC = +47:28:56.27 (47.482296)
Discovery date: 2016-10-07 09:18:43 (JD=2457668.8879977)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-10-07 09:18:43
Flux: 18.33 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-09-29 12:08:38
Limiting flux: 19.72 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/2016hfc