Discovery certificate for object 2017dkc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 11032 [ 2017TNSTR.495....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-04-30 22:42:02
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 2017dkc
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17cue
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:05:56.988 (196.48745) DEC = +55:22:14.58 (55.3707175)
Discovery date: 2017-03-18 11:15:21 (JD=2457830.9689931)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-03-18 11:15:21
Flux: 18.59 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-03-10 13:23:31
Limiting flux: 18.49 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/2017dkc