ATLAS discovery and classification of an optical transient
ATel #8690; 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)
on 12 Feb 2016; 23:14 UT
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Subjects: Optical, Supernovae, Transient
We report the following transient found by the ATLAS survey (see Tonry et al. ATel 8680). Information on all objects discovered by the ATLAS is available at ?http://fallingstar.com. ATLAS is a twin 0.5m telescope system on Haleakala and Mauna Loa, surveying up to 60,000 square degrees per night.
Spectra were taken on the UH 2.2m + SNIFS spectrometer on 2016-02-11.
Name | ATLAS name | RA (J2000) | Dec (J2000) | Disc. Date | Disc Mag | z | Type | Phase | Notes
SN2016aey | ATLAS16aak | 09:54:38.69 | +39:32:35.5 | 57415.5 | 18.13 o | 0.0476 | Ia | ~+4d | 1.
1. 5.4" from the core of SDSS J095438.58+393227.0.
Mores details and lightcurve data are available from ?http://fallingstar.com and links therein.