Discovery certificate for object 2016bey
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 1596 [ 2016TNSTR.221....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-03-16 15:59:06
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: SN 2016bey
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS16ahj
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:37:40.230 (174.417625) DEC = +57:04:41.50 (57.078194)
Discovery date: 2016-03-11 10:19:12.000 (JD=2457458.93)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-03-11 10:19:12.000
Flux: 18.43 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Archival info: SDSS

Details of the new object can be viewed here: