Discovery certificate for object 2017ecb
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 11545 [ 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: AT 2017ecb
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17flk
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:13:28.765 (228.369855) DEC = +28:26:35.43 (28.443175)
Discovery date: 2017-05-14 12:01:26 (JD=2457888.0009954)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-05-14 12:01:26
Flux: 18.59 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-05-14 11:19:40
Limiting flux: 18.59 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/2017ecb