Discovery certificate for object 2017abw
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 8507

Date Received (UTC): 2017-02-03 19:45:04
Sender: ATLAS (ATLAS_Bot1)
Source Group: ATLAS

J. Tonry, B. Stalder, L. Denneau, A. Heinze, H. Weiland (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: SN 2017abw
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17avq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 09:39:27.207 (144.863360909) DEC = -29:29:23.36 (-29.4898209091)
Discovery date: 2017-01-26 11:45:36 (JD=2457779.99)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-01-26 11:45:36
Flux: 19.2 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-01-18 14:00:57
Limiting flux: 18.58 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Details of the new object can be viewed here: