Discovery certificate for object 2016jax
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 7467 [ 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 2016jax
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS16ecb
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:32:53.772 (128.22405) DEC = +42:08:01.63 (42.133786)
Discovery date: 2016-12-24 11:47:02.000 (JD=2457746.9909954)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-12-24 11:47:02.000
Flux: 17.6 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-12-20 12:25:55
Limiting flux: 19.09 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Details of the new object can be viewed here: