Discovery certificate for object 2017byb
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 9885 [ 2017TNSTR.271....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-03-05 00:21:02
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: SN 2017byb
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17bje
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:23:58.677 (125.9944875) DEC = -06:53:54.21 (-6.8983925)
Discovery date: 2017-03-04 07:55:12 (JD=2457816.83)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-03-04 07:55:12
Flux: 18.53 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-02-24 11:08:09
Limiting flux: 19.61 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/2017byb