Discovery certificate for object 2016jar
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 7461 [ 2016TNSTR1082....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-12-25 02:26:04
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: AT 2016jar
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS16ecf
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:10:49.285 (17.7053557143) DEC = +19:48:57.07 (19.8158528571)
Discovery date: 2016-12-15 06:46:04.000 (JD=2457737.7819907)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-12-15 06:46:04.000
Flux: 18.28 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-11-29 08:35:31
Limiting flux: 19.81 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Details of the new object can be viewed here: