Discovery certificate for object 2016hqi
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 6355 [ 2016TNSTR.855....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-10-31 18:23:04
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: AT 2016hqi
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS16dqm
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 07:07:40.637 (106.919322) DEC = -38:40:17.20 (-38.671444)
Discovery date: 2016-10-26 14:44:09 (JD=2457688.1139931)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-10-26 14:44:09
Flux: 16.85 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-04-03 06:44:38
Limiting flux: 19.1 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/2016hqi