Discovery certificate for object 2016jaq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 7460 [ 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 2016jaq
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS16eby
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 02:37:24.727 (39.35303) DEC = +37:24:26.42 (37.40734)
Discovery date: 2016-12-24 07:30:43 (JD=2457746.8129977)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-12-24 07:30:43
Flux: 17.85 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-11-26 10:09:07
Limiting flux: 19.44 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/2016jaq