Discovery certificate for object 2016ayp
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 1427 [ 2016TNSTR.203....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-03-11 17:17:04
Sender: Dr. David Young
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 2016ayp
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS16ade
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:36:00.620 (24.002583) DEC = +34:11:04.00 (34.184444)
Discovery date: 2016-02-24 06:28:48.000 (JD=2457442.77)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-02-24 06:28:48.000
Flux: 17.6 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Archival info: SDSS

Details of the new object can be viewed here: