Discovery certificate for object 2017bgy
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 9385 [ 2017TNSTR.230....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-02-23 00:21:03
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 2017bgy
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17bfb
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:08:36.747 (122.153114444) DEC = +35:03:05.98 (35.0516622222)
Discovery date: 2017-02-18 10:10:33 (JD=2457802.9239931)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-02-18 10:10:33
Flux: 18.37 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-02-13 10:29:16
Limiting flux: 18.65 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/2017bgy