Discovery certificate for object 2017awj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 9085 [ 2017TNSTR.193....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-02-17 16:50:02
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 2017awj
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17bao
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 02:13:26.568 (33.3606983333) DEC = +16:13:47.42 (16.22984)
Discovery date: 2017-02-13 06:31:40 (JD=2457797.7719907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-02-13 06:31:40
Flux: 17.77 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-02-09 06:02:52
Limiting flux: 18.45 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/2017awj