Discovery certificate for object 2017bel
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 9317 [ 2017TNSTR.217....1T ]

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: SN 2017bel
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17bds
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:56:46.742 (134.19475625) DEC = +29:55:15.51 (29.92097625)
Discovery date: 2017-02-17 09:54:43 (JD=2457801.9129977)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-02-17 09:54:43
Flux: 18.41 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-02-13 11:02:24
Limiting flux: 18.64 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala


Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2017bel