Discovery certificate for object 2017bkb
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 9480 [ 2017TNSTR.236....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-02-24 11:42:02
Sender: ATLAS (ATLAS_Bot1)
Reporting Group: ATLAS     Discovery Data Source: 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 2017bkb
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17bgm
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:03:42.360 (165.926498) DEC = -18:34:35.46 (-18.576518)
Discovery date: 2017-02-23 12:12:57.000 (JD=2457808.0089931)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-02-23 12:12:57.000
Flux: 18.26 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-02-19 13:17:45
Limiting flux: 19.3 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/2017bkb