Discovery certificate for object 2016hnk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 6251 [ 2016TNSTR.839....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-10-28 00:30:04
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 2016hnk
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS16dpc
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 02:13:16.635 (33.319312) DEC = -07:39:40.80 (-7.661332)
Discovery date: 2016-10-27 11:22:33.000 (JD=2457688.9739931)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-10-27 11:22:33.000
Flux: 17.91 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-10-19 12:47:31
Limiting flux: 18.66 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Details of the new object can be viewed here: