Discovery certificate for object 2017eck
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 11554 [ 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: SN 2017eck
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17fll
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:00:31.276 (270.130317143) DEC = +02:25:54.55 (2.43181857143)
Discovery date: 2017-05-11 10:58:04 (JD=2457884.9569907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-05-11 10:58:04
Flux: 18.11 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-05-11 10:37:55
Limiting flux: 18.27 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/2017eck