Discovery certificate for object 2016hfk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5998 [ 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 2016hfk
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS16dle
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:50:27.092 (267.612881739) DEC = +47:25:30.60 (47.4251669565)
Discovery date: 2016-09-21 05:57:07.000 (JD=2457652.7479977)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-21 05:57:07.000
Flux: 18.74 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-09-09 07:27:50
Limiting flux: 17.56 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Details of the new object can be viewed here: