Discovery certificate for object 2016iyw
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 7406

Date Received (UTC): 2016-12-20 19:44:02
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 2016iyw
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS16dzn
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 07:00:00.595 (105.002478) DEC = +57:05:34.97 (57.093048)
Discovery date: 2016-12-20 10:30:43 (JD=2457742.9379977)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-12-20 10:30:43
Flux: 16.03 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-11-26 12:51:50
Limiting flux: 19.62 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/2016iyw