Discovery certificate for object 2017ckf
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 10237 [ 2017TNSTR.355....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-03-26 13:55:03
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 2017ckf
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17dcd
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:57:49.322 (194.455506667) DEC = -24:43:10.85 (-24.7196816667)
Discovery date: 2017-03-19 14:05:16 (JD=2457832.0869907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-03-19 14:05:16
Flux: 18 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-03-19 13:45:07
Limiting flux: 18.77 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/2017ckf