Discovery certificate for object 2017adj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 8548

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: SN 2017adj
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17axb
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:43:23.253 (205.846888333) DEC = -19:56:37.13 (-19.9436466667)
Discovery date: 2017-01-30 15:37:26 (JD=2457784.1509954)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-01-30 15:37:26
Flux: 18.17 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-01-30 15:34:33
Limiting flux: 19.63 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/2017adj