Discovery certificate for object 2017ae
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 7677 [ 2017TNSTR..23....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-01-05 09:01:02
Sender: ATLAS (ATLAS_Bot1)
Source Group: ATLAS

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) report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2017ae
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17abh
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 02:05:50.624 (31.460935) DEC = +18:22:30.23 (18.3750625)
Discovery date: 2017-01-04 06:54:43 (JD=2457757.7879977)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-01-04 06:54:43
Flux: 18.48 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-12-31 07:49:26
Limiting flux: 17.65 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/2017ae