Discovery certificate for object 2016hns
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 6259 [ 2016TNSTR.839....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-10-28 13:31:02
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 2016hns
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS16dpv
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 21:39:41.053 (324.921054) DEC = +24:24:24.12 (24.4067)
Discovery date: 2016-10-28 07:07:40 (JD=2457689.7969907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-10-28 07:07:40
Flux: 17.78 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-10-24 08:13:55
Limiting flux: 19.31 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/2016hns