Discovery certificate for object 2016hps
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 6335 [ 2016TNSTR.849....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-10-30 02:08:02
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 2016hps
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS16dqe
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:43:44.779 (130.93657875) DEC = +52:32:34.65 (52.5429575)
Discovery date: 2016-10-17 13:50:52 (JD=2457679.0769907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-10-17 13:50:52
Flux: 18.07 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-10-13 15:05:45
Limiting flux: 19.26 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/2016hps