Discovery certificate for object 2017bem
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 9318

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 2017bem
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17bdu
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 02:27:23.261 (36.8469225) DEC = +25:16:32.15 (25.27559625)
Discovery date: 2017-02-17 05:22:33 (JD=2457801.7239931)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-02-17 05:22:33
Flux: 18.06 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-02-13 06:38:52
Limiting flux: 18.62 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/2017bem