Discovery certificate for object 2017ckn
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 10246 [ 2017TNSTR.361....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-03-27 09:50:03
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: AT 2017ckn
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17deu
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:35:29.015 (233.870894545) DEC = +39:31:48.21 (39.5300572727)
Discovery date: 2017-03-22 12:51:50 (JD=2457835.0359954)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-03-22 12:51:50
Flux: 18.13 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-03-08 15:38:52
Limiting flux: 19.29 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/2017ckn