Discovery certificate for object 2017dtj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 11297 [ 2017TNSTR.512....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-05-03 23:21:02
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 2017dtj
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17fap
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:09:55.390 (227.48079) DEC = +01:24:07.13 (1.40198)
Discovery date: 2017-05-03 12:10:04 (JD=2457877.0069907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-05-03 12:10:04
Flux: 17.99 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-04-09 12:33:07
Limiting flux: 18.5 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/2017dtj