Discovery certificate for object 2017atv
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 9009

Date Received (UTC): 2017-02-14 17:19:08
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 2017atv
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17ayw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 03:23:59.474 (50.997808) DEC = +37:45:30.65 (37.758514)
Discovery date: 2017-02-14 05:32:38 (JD=2457798.7309954)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-02-14 05:32:38
Flux: 16.61 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-02-10 06:48:57
Limiting flux: 18.44 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/2017atv