Discovery certificate for object 2017byk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 9895 [ 2017TNSTR.271....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-03-05 19:45:03
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 2017byk
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17bjy
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:32:37.603 (158.156678) DEC = +43:48:24.13 (43.806704)
Discovery date: 2017-03-05 09:00:00 (JD=2457817.875)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-03-05 09:00:00
Flux: 17.64 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-02-22 11:57:07
Limiting flux: 19.75 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/2017byk