Discovery certificate for object 2017eca
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 11544 [ 2017TNSTR.560....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-05-17 12:12:01
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 2017eca
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17flj
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:04:15.699 (241.065412667) DEC = +17:57:27.44 (17.9576233333)
Discovery date: 2017-05-12 12:10:04 (JD=2457886.0069907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-05-12 12:10:04
Flux: 18.36 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-05-04 13:16:19
Limiting flux: 19.31 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/2017eca