Discovery certificate for object 2016ayu
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 1432 [ 2016TNSTR.203....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-03-11 17:20:46
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 2016ayu
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS16afa
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 05:48:31.220 (87.130083) DEC = -20:47:51.70 (-20.797694)
Discovery date: 2016-02-28 07:40:48.000 (JD=2457446.82)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-02-28 07:40:48.000
Flux: 18.51 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Archival info: SDSS

Details of the new object can be viewed here: