Discovery certificate for object 2016jad
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 7445 [ 2016TNSTR1077....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-12-23 21:21:02
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: AT 2016jad
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS16ebd
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:13:45.327 (18.4388608333) DEC = -05:51:28.60 (-5.85794583333)
Discovery date: 2016-12-14 07:49:26.000 (JD=2457736.8259954)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-12-14 07:49:26.000
Flux: 17.94 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-11-24 09:53:16
Limiting flux: 19.41 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Details of the new object can be viewed here: