Discovery certificate for object 2017col
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 10373 [ 2017TNSTR.378....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-03-31 12:12:03
Sender: ATLAS (ATLAS_Bot1)
Reporting Group: ATLAS     Discovery Data Source: 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 2017col
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17dhv
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:53:35.978 (163.3999075) DEC = +06:43:11.28 (6.7198)
Discovery date: 2017-03-24 10:53:45.000 (JD=2457836.9539931)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-03-24 10:53:45.000
Flux: 18.98 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-03-20 12:21:36
Limiting flux: 19 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/2017col