Discovery certificate for object 2017byz
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 9915 [ 2017TNSTR.278....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-03-07 17:53:21
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 2017byz
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17bja
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:23:30.776 (170.878232) DEC = -08:39:11.84 (-8.653288)
Discovery date: 2017-03-04 10:37:55 (JD=2457816.9429977)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-03-04 10:37:55
Flux: 16.46 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-06-09 07:03:21
Limiting flux: 19.21 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/2017byz