Discovery certificate for object 2016bfc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 1600 [ 2016TNSTR.221....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-03-16 15:59:26
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 2016bfc
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS16agv
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:41:09.710 (250.290458) DEC = +50:58:20.90 (50.972472)
Discovery date: 2016-03-11 14:09:36.000 (JD=2457459.09)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-03-11 14:09:36.000
Flux: 18.26 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Archival info: SDSS

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