Discovery certificate for object 2016jap
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 7459 [ 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 2016jap
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS16ecw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:17:01.209 (4.255036) DEC = +21:20:36.12 (21.343366)
Discovery date: 2016-12-23 06:07:12 (JD=2457745.755)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-12-23 06:07:12
Flux: 18.55 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-12-15 05:35:31
Limiting flux: 18.95 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/2016jap