Discovery certificate for object 2017byc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 9886 [ 2017TNSTR.271....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-03-05 00:21:02
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: SN 2017byc
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17biz
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:10:01.423 (227.505928333) DEC = +07:46:43.99 (7.77888666667)
Discovery date: 2017-02-24 15:47:31.000 (JD=2457809.1579977)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-02-24 15:47:31.000
Flux: 18.09 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-02-16 16:06:14
Limiting flux: 18.08 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Details of the new object can be viewed here: