Discovery certificate for object 2017bcd
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 9251

Date Received (UTC): 2017-02-21 12:36:02
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: SN 2017bcd
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17bdk
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 09:59:50.586 (149.960774286) DEC = -20:59:37.53 (-20.9937571429)
Discovery date: 2017-02-15 11:15:21 (JD=2457799.9689931)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-02-15 11:15:21
Flux: 18.35 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-02-03 12:59:02
Limiting flux: 19.79 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Details of the new object can be viewed here: