Discovery certificate for object 2017adg
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 8545

Date Received (UTC): 2017-02-05 22:10:02
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 2017adg
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17awz
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:07:56.237 (196.9843225) DEC = +14:03:22.29 (14.0561925)
Discovery date: 2017-01-31 15:46:04 (JD=2457785.1569907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-01-31 15:46:04
Flux: 18.16 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-01-23 16:06:14
Limiting flux: 19.23 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/2017adg