Discovery certificate for object 2017ebi
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 11526 [ 2017TNSTR.553....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-05-15 15:03:02
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 2017ebi
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17fer
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:13:51.769 (258.465706) DEC = +18:36:17.13 (18.604758)
Discovery date: 2017-05-04 13:06:14 (JD=2457878.0459954)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-05-04 13:06:14
Flux: 19.11 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-04-10 13:13:26
Limiting flux: 17.54 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/2017ebi