Discovery certificate for object 2017ciy
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 10202 [ 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: SN 2017ciy
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17daf
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:04:06.898 (256.0287425) DEC = +25:03:09.95 (25.0527625)
Discovery date: 2017-03-17 14:51:21 (JD=2457830.1189931)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-03-17 14:51:21
Flux: 18.05 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-03-15 14:51:21
Limiting flux: 18.81 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/2017ciy