Discovery certificate for object 2017ag
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 7679 [ 2017TNSTR..23....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-01-05 09:01:02
Sender: ATLAS (ATLAS_Bot1)
Reporting Group: ATLAS     Discovery Data Source: 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 2017ag
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17abb
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 09:44:32.578 (146.135743333) DEC = -08:10:47.05 (-8.17973666667)
Discovery date: 2017-01-03 14:18:14.000 (JD=2457757.0959954)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-01-03 14:18:14.000
Flux: 18.52 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-12-22 15:50:24
Limiting flux: 19.28 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/2017ag