Discovery certificate for object 2017ayp
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 9156 [ 2017TNSTR.213....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-02-20 22:10:02
Sender: ATLAS (ATLAS_Bot1)
Reporting Group: ATLAS     Discovery Data Source: 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: SN 2017ayp
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17bdc
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:12:00.980 (198.004085) DEC = -28:22:08.57 (-28.3690475)
Discovery date: 2017-02-19 14:41:16.000 (JD=2457804.1119907)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-02-19 14:41:16.000
Flux: 18.1 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-02-15 15:34:33
Limiting flux: 18.35 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Details of the new object can be viewed here: