Discovery certificate for object 2017ciw
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 10200 [ 2017TNSTR.340....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-03-23 00:21:02
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 2017ciw
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17dae
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:10:28.968 (227.6207) DEC = +36:23:26.43 (36.3906755556)
Discovery date: 2017-03-06 13:40:47 (JD=2457819.0699884)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-03-06 13:40:47
Flux: 19.2 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-03-05 15:12:57
Limiting flux: 19.77 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/2017ciw