Discovery certificate for object 2017byx
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 9912 [ 2017TNSTR.275....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-03-06 19:45:03
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: AT 2017byx
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17bla
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:17:48.361 (214.451506) DEC = +52:41:54.61 (52.698502)
Discovery date: 2017-03-06 12:43:12 (JD=2457819.03)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-03-06 12:43:12
Flux: 18.29 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-02-22 14:26:52
Limiting flux: 19.73 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/2017byx