Discovery certificate for object 2017awy
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 9103 [ 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 2017awy
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17baw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 07:08:57.073 (107.237805) DEC = +17:57:35.25 (17.9597925)
Discovery date: 2017-02-17 08:47:02 (JD=2457801.8659954)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-02-17 08:47:02
Flux: 18.45 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-02-13 10:03:21
Limiting flux: 18.73 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/2017awy