Discovery certificate for object 2016iyy
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 7408 [ 2016TNSTR1061....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-12-20 20:04:02
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 2016iyy
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS16dzt
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 06:56:34.618 (104.14424) DEC = +46:53:38.63 (46.894065)
Discovery date: 2016-12-20 10:35:02.000 (JD=2457742.9409954)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-12-20 10:35:02.000
Flux: 17.38 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-11-26 12:54:43
Limiting flux: 19.42 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Details of the new object can be viewed here: