Discovery certificate for object 2017awx
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 9102 [ 2017TNSTR.200....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-02-18 11:42:03
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 2017awx
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17bau
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 09:12:38.646 (138.161026667) DEC = +17:50:27.35 (17.8409316667)
Discovery date: 2017-02-05 09:54:43 (JD=2457789.9129977)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-02-05 09:54:43
Flux: 18.55 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-01-28 10:59:31
Limiting flux: 19.77 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala


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