Discovery certificate for object 2016hff
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5993 [ 2016TNSTR.794....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-10-14 16:09:02
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 2016hff
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS16dkq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:25:51.170 (291.463208) DEC = -31:21:16.61 (-31.354614)
Discovery date: 2016-10-06 06:15:50.000 (JD=2457667.7609954)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-10-06 06:15:50.000
Flux: 17.38 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-09-28 07:03:21
Limiting flux: 19.29 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/2016hff