Discovery certificate for object 2017cit
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 10197 [ 2017TNSTR.336....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-03-22 19:45:02
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 2017cit
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17czv
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:39:38.492 (234.91038375) DEC = +46:27:24.24 (46.45673375)
Discovery date: 2017-03-22 13:07:40 (JD=2457835.0469907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-03-22 13:07:40
Flux: 18.3 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-03-22 12:48:57
Limiting flux: 19.64 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/2017cit