Discovery certificate for object 2017ecg
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 11550 [ 2017TNSTR.560....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-05-17 16:00:03
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 2017ecg
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17flm
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:52:36.863 (178.153595) DEC = -12:21:48.50 (-12.3634725)
Discovery date: 2017-05-13 07:30:43 (JD=2457886.8129977)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-05-13 07:30:43
Flux: 18.29 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-05-10 10:43:40
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/2017ecg