Discovery certificate for object 2017byl
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 9896 [ 2017TNSTR.271....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-03-05 22:10:02
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 2017byl
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17bkp
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:08:50.609 (197.210871429) DEC = +16:42:18.09 (16.7050242857)
Discovery date: 2017-02-25 12:54:43 (JD=2457810.0379977)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-02-25 12:54:43
Flux: 18.22 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-02-17 16:03:21
Limiting flux: 17.37 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/2017byl