Discovery certificate for object 2017ayh
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 9148 [ 2017TNSTR.213....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-02-20 16:50:40
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 2017ayh
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17bcw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 04:58:15.595 (74.5649788889) DEC = -25:14:46.83 (-25.2463411111)
Discovery date: 2017-02-15 06:51:50 (JD=2457799.7859954)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-02-15 06:51:50
Flux: 18.51 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-02-03 07:17:45
Limiting flux: 19.05 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Details of the new object can be viewed here: