Discovery certificate for object 2017bha
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 9387 [ 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 2017bha
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17bfc
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 09:46:08.984 (146.537432857) DEC = +42:56:56.50 (42.9490271429)
Discovery date: 2017-02-18 10:58:04 (JD=2457802.9569907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-02-18 10:58:04
Flux: 19 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-01-29 11:02:24
Limiting flux: 19.74 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala


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