Discovery certificate for object 2017bej
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 9315

Date Received (UTC): 2017-02-21 19:45:14
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 2017bej
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17bdv
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:30:51.575 (202.714895556) DEC = -31:45:39.44 (-31.7609555556)
Discovery date: 2017-02-15 14:15:21 (JD=2457800.0939931)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-02-15 14:15:21
Flux: 17.89 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-02-03 16:09:07
Limiting flux: 18.47 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Details of the new object can be viewed here: