Discovery certificate for object 2016iaf
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 6673 [ 2016TNSTR.909....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-11-12 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: SN 2016iaf
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS16dvt
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 05:47:04.805 (86.77002) DEC = -25:46:13.71 (-25.7704755556)
Discovery date: 2016-10-30 13:40:47 (JD=2457692.0699884)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-10-30 13:40:47
Flux: 18.88 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-10-26 15:05:45
Limiting flux: 19.54 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/2016iaf