Discovery certificate for object 2017dex
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 10881

Date Received (UTC): 2017-04-19 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: AT 2017dex
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17eqy
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 09:20:52.04 (140.216818889) DEC = +49:31:13.98 (49.52055)
Discovery date: 2017-04-19 08:16:47 (JD=2457862.8449884)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-04-19 08:16:47
Flux: 18.11 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-04-15 09:07:12
Limiting flux: 18.71 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Details of the new object can be viewed here: