Discovery certificate for object 2017axh
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 9113 [ 2017TNSTR.205....1T ]

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 2017axh
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17bbz
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:59:59.346 (179.997277) DEC = +31:57:45.91 (31.962752)
Discovery date: 2017-02-17 12:48:57 (JD=2457802.0339931)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-02-17 12:48:57
Flux: 18.64 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-02-13 13:14:52
Limiting flux: 18.48 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/2017axh