Discovery certificate for object 2016iyx
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 7407 [ 2016TNSTR1061....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-12-20 20:04:02
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: SN 2016iyx
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS16dzp
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:43:24.755 (130.853144) DEC = +37:32:46.11 (37.546142)
Discovery date: 2016-12-20 11:21:07.000 (JD=2457742.9729977)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-12-20 11:21:07.000
Flux: 17.28 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-11-26 13:52:19
Limiting flux: 19.75 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Details of the new object can be viewed here: