Discovery certificate for object 2016jac
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 7444 [ 2016TNSTR1077....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-12-23 21:21:02
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 2016jac
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS16ebb
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 02:24:02.310 (36.0096266667) DEC = -01:45:36.56 (-1.76015555556)
Discovery date: 2016-12-14 08:55:40 (JD=2457736.8719907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-12-14 08:55:40
Flux: 18.06 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-12-14 08:36:57
Limiting flux: 18.44 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala


Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2016jac