Discovery certificate for object 2017cka
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 10231 [ 2017TNSTR.351....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-03-25 12:00:02
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 2017cka
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17byq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:07:47.343 (256.947264286) DEC = +09:49:20.96 (9.82249)
Discovery date: 2017-03-14 14:42:43 (JD=2457827.1129977)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-03-14 14:42:43
Flux: 17.61 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-10-11 06:10:04
Limiting flux: 18.59 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/2017cka