Discovery certificate for object 2017atx
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 9012 [ 2017TNSTR.185....1M ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-02-14 22:01:23
Sender: SkyMapper (smt_bot)
Source Group: SkyMapper

A. Möller, B. Tucker for the SkyMapper Transient Survey report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2017atx
Discoverer internal name: SMT17ahn
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 04:03:09.152 (60.788133) DEC = -32:53:20.80 (-32.88911)
Discovery date: 2017-02-08 11:25:26 (JD=2457792.9759954)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-02-08 11:25:26
Flux: 18.12 ABMag
Filter: r-SM-SkyMapper
Instrument: SM-WFCam
Telescope: SkyMapper wide-field survey telescope

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-01-18 14:51:21
Limiting flux: 19.68 ABMag
Filter: r-SM-SkyMapper
Instrument: SM-WFCam
Telescope: SkyMapper wide-field survey telescope


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