Discovery certificate for object 2016hta
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 6431 [ 2016TNSTR.874....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-11-03 14:31:02
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 2016hta
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS16dry
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:26:20.830 (6.58679) DEC = +51:31:09.93 (51.51942625)
Discovery date: 2016-10-29 08:38:24 (JD=2457690.86)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-10-29 08:38:24
Flux: 18.23 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-10-25 09:36:00
Limiting flux: 19.69 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/2016hta