Discovery certificate for object 2017axg
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 9112

Date Received (UTC): 2017-02-19 02:25:02
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 2017axg
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17bcb
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:36:30.728 (189.128033913) DEC = +51:38:40.11 (51.644473913)
Discovery date: 2017-02-02 12:46:04 (JD=2457787.0319907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-02-02 12:46:04
Flux: 18.99 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-01-29 14:08:09
Limiting flux: 19.84 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/2017axg