Discovery certificate for object 2017bpw
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14268 [ 2017TNSTR1160....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-10-24 13:05:23
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 2017bpw
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17mqe
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 09:51:24.252 (147.851051111) DEC = -09:08:11.31 (-9.13647555556)
Discovery date: 2017-10-11 14:58:33 (JD=2458038.1239931)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-10-11 14:58:33
Flux: 18.349 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-10-11 14:48:28
Limiting flux: 18.17 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/2017bpw