Discovery certificate for object 2017ayr
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 9158

Date Received (UTC): 2017-02-20 22:10:02
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 2017ayr
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17bdd
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:20:46.939 (200.19558) DEC = -06:58:25.40 (-6.97372333333)
Discovery date: 2017-02-20 14:49:55 (JD=2457805.1179977)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-02-20 14:49:55
Flux: 18.08 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-02-16 15:20:09
Limiting flux: 18.18 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Details of the new object can be viewed here: