Discovery certificate for object 2016hgw
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 6250 [ 2016TNSTR.839....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-10-28 00:30:04
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: SN 2016hgw
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS16dpb
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 02:57:34.016 (44.391735) DEC = +05:58:41.30 (5.97814)
Discovery date: 2016-10-27 12:44:38 (JD=2457689.0309954)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-10-27 12:44:38
Flux: 17.16 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-10-27 12:02:52
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/2016hgw