Discovery certificate for object 2016hgd
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 6025 [ 2016TNSTR.802....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-10-18 18:33:02
Sender: ATLAS (ATLAS_Bot1)
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 2016hgd
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS16dmf
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 09:59:07.462 (149.78109) DEC = +50:59:05.62 (50.984894)
Discovery date: 2016-10-13 15:04:19.000 (JD=2457675.1279977)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-10-13 15:04:19.000
Flux: 17.74 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-06-06 06:30:14
Limiting flux: 19.37 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Details of the new object can be viewed here: