Discovery certificate for object 2017dir
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 10990 [ 2017TNSTR.482....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-04-26 22:42:03
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 2017dir
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17evp
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:02:09.783 (210.540763333) DEC = +22:52:20.41 (22.8723366667)
Discovery date: 2017-04-26 14:13:55 (JD=2457870.0929977)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-04-26 14:13:55
Flux: 18.61 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-03-29 11:55:40
Limiting flux: 19.68 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/2017dir