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ATLAS discovery and classification of an optical transient

ATel #8792; 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 9 Mar 2016; 18:19 UT
Distributed as an Instant Email Notice Supernovae
Credential Certification: Brian Stalder (stalder@ifa.hawaii.edu)

Subjects: Optical, Supernovae, Transient

Referred to by ATel #: 8805

We report the following transients 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.

Name         | ATLAS name |  RA (J2000) | Dec (J2000)      | Disc. Date       | Disc Mag    |   z   |  Type  |  Phase  | Notes  
SN2016auf    | ATLAS16ads | 03:09:50.70 |	+33:39:01.7 | 2015-03-04.3  |   17.66     | 0.03  |SNIa-norm|   ~+8d  |  
Mores details and lightcurve data are available from ?http://fallingstar.com and links therein.