Discovery certificate for object 2016hqj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 6356 [ 2016TNSTR.855....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-10-31 18:23:04
Sender: ATLAS (ATLAS_Bot1)
Reporting Group: ATLAS     Discovery Data Source: 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 2016hqj
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS16dql
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:29:38.483 (292.410347778) DEC = +46:07:37.02 (46.12695)
Discovery date: 2016-10-25 05:25:26.000 (JD=2457686.7259954)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-10-25 05:25:26.000
Flux: 18.26 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-10-17 06:56:09
Limiting flux: 18.57 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Details of the new object can be viewed here: