Discovery certificate for object 2016hfj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5997 [ 2016TNSTR.797....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-10-15 01:19:02
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 2016hfj
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS16dlf
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:17:34.752 (259.394798333) DEC = +23:00:02.16 (23.0006)
Discovery date: 2016-09-30 06:25:55 (JD=2457661.7679977)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-30 06:25:55
Flux: 19.09 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-09-30 06:05:45
Limiting flux: 19.57 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/2016hfj