Discovery certificate for object 2016jao
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 7458 [ 2016TNSTR1082....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-12-25 02:26:04
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 2016jao
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS16ece
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:01:57.570 (15.489874) DEC = +29:07:31.72 (29.125478)
Discovery date: 2016-12-23 06:40:19 (JD=2457745.7779977)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-12-23 06:40:19
Flux: 18.11 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-12-15 07:19:12
Limiting flux: 18.76 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/2016jao