Discovery certificate for object 2017cyk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 10667 [ 2017TNSTR.418....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-04-11 20:55:02
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: AT 2017cyk
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17dwt
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:15:38.911 (258.91213) DEC = +57:44:29.30 (57.74147125)
Discovery date: 2017-04-07 12:54:43 (JD=2457851.0379977)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-04-07 12:54:43
Flux: 17.87 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-03-26 14:16:48
Limiting flux: 19.69 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/2017cyk