Discovery certificate for object 2016jbj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 7480 [ 2016TNSTR1085....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-12-26 00:21:02
Sender: ATLAS (ATLAS_Bot1)
Reporting Group: ATLAS     Discovery Data Source: 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 2016jbj
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS16edd
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 05:24:32.811 (81.136712) DEC = -31:52:02.97 (-31.867492)
Discovery date: 2016-12-25 09:41:45.000 (JD=2457747.9039931)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-12-25 09:41:45.000
Flux: 17.69 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-12-13 11:36:57
Limiting flux: 18.15 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Details of the new object can be viewed here: