Discovery certificate for object 2016jgx
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 7935 [ 2017TNSTR..54....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-01-13 14:45:02
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 2016jgx
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17ahc
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:57:25.812 (359.357548182) DEC = +20:57:28.58 (20.9579381818)
Discovery date: 2016-12-23 06:15:50 (JD=2457745.7609954)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-12-23 06:15:50
Flux: 19.15 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-12-15 05:45:36
Limiting flux: 18.9 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/2016jgx