Discovery certificate for object 2017axf
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 9111 [ 2017TNSTR.200....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-02-18 22:10:07
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 2017axf
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17bbv
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:08:37.034 (197.154308) DEC = +56:04:48.06 (56.080016)
Discovery date: 2017-02-18 13:00:28 (JD=2457803.0419907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-02-18 13:00:28
Flux: 18.09 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-02-14 13:06:14
Limiting flux: 18.84 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/2017axf