Discovery certificate for object 2017ech
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 11551 [ 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 2017ech
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17flt
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:44:25.594 (176.10664125) DEC = +18:28:38.15 (18.4772625)
Discovery date: 2017-05-12 07:36:28 (JD=2457885.8169907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-05-12 07:36:28
Flux: 18.85 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-05-08 08:39:50
Limiting flux: 18.39 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/2017ech