Discovery certificate for object 2016hgb
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 6021 [ 2016TNSTR.802....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-10-18 01:19:02
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 2016hgb
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS16dlz
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:43:36.609 (10.9025366667) DEC = +41:56:32.15 (41.942265)
Discovery date: 2016-10-16 12:30:14 (JD=2457678.0209954)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-10-16 12:30:14
Flux: 17.67 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-10-16 11:52:48
Limiting flux: 18.15 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala


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