Discovery certificate for object 2016jaf
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 7447 [ 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 2016jaf
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS16ebc
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 03:58:41.276 (59.6719833333) DEC = -06:31:37.43 (-6.52706444444)
Discovery date: 2016-12-14 10:29:16 (JD=2457736.9369907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-12-14 10:29:16
Flux: 17.91 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-11-24 12:28:48
Limiting flux: 18.7 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/2016jaf