Discovery certificate for object 2016hwc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 6546 [ 2016TNSTR.894....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-11-07 10:50:02
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 2016hwc
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS16dtz
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 09:25:16.526 (141.318857143) DEC = +55:34:59.51 (55.5831971429)
Discovery date: 2016-10-29 14:29:45 (JD=2457691.1039931)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-10-29 14:29:45
Flux: 19.06 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-10-25 14:58:33
Limiting flux: 19.26 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/2016hwc