Discovery certificate for object 2017bkh
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 9488 [ 2017TNSTR.243....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-02-25 02:25:02
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 2017bkh
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17bha
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:04:27.269 (196.11362) DEC = +08:44:41.01 (8.744724)
Discovery date: 2017-02-16 15:12:57 (JD=2457801.1339931)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-02-16 15:12:57
Flux: 18.09 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-02-16 14:49:55
Limiting flux: 18.76 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/2017bkh