Discovery certificate for object 2017ans
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 8842

Date Received (UTC): 2017-02-12 02:25:02
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 2017ans
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17ayj
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:21:09.509 (230.289619167) DEC = +27:55:20.63 (27.9223966667)
Discovery date: 2017-02-05 15:34:33 (JD=2457790.1489931)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-02-05 15:34:33
Flux: 18.2 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-01-08 16:10:33
Limiting flux: 18.58 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala


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