Discovery certificate for object 2017abx
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 8508 [ 2017TNSTR.145....1T ]

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: AT 2017abx
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17avm
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 09:17:15.701 (139.31542) DEC = -26:35:27.86 (-26.591072)
Discovery date: 2017-02-03 10:35:02 (JD=2457787.9409954)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-02-03 10:35:02
Flux: 17.84 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-01-30 12:48:57
Limiting flux: 19.6 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala


Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2017abx