Discovery certificate for object 2017aty
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 9013 [ 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 2017aty
Discoverer internal name: SMT17ahr
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 04:15:02.726 (63.761359) DEC = -53:54:40.64 (-53.91129)
Discovery date: 2017-02-11 13:56:38 (JD=2457796.0809954)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-02-11 13:56:38
Flux: 16.65 ABMag
Filter: g-SM-SkyMapper
Instrument: SM-WFCam
Telescope: SkyMapper wide-field survey telescope

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-01-15 13:40:48
Limiting flux: 19.34 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/2017aty