Discovery certificate for object 2016jas
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 7462 [ 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 2016jas
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS16ecn
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 06:03:00.890 (90.75370875) DEC = +46:26:46.08 (46.44613375)
Discovery date: 2016-12-20 10:58:04 (JD=2457742.9569907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-12-20 10:58:04
Flux: 18.38 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-12-20 10:22:04
Limiting flux: 17.72 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/2016jas