Discovery certificate for object 2017ecj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 11553 [ 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 2017ecj
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17flr
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:45:31.066 (191.37944) DEC = -31:19:49.19 (-31.3303316667)
Discovery date: 2017-05-06 09:37:26 (JD=2457879.9009954)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-05-06 09:37:26
Flux: 18.15 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-04-28 11:35:31
Limiting flux: 19.14 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala


Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2017ecj