Discovery certificate for object 2016jau
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 7464 [ 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 2016jau
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS16ech
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:00:40.944 (120.170600909) DEC = +28:19:32.15 (28.3255981818)
Discovery date: 2016-11-25 15:12:57 (JD=2457718.1339931)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-11-25 15:12:57
Flux: 17.93 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-11-13 14:42:43
Limiting flux: 18.87 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/2016jau