Discovery certificate for object 2017edw
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 11596 [ 2017TNSTR.566....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-05-19 13:55:03
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 2017edw
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17fnt
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:52:04.439 (163.018495) DEC = +11:35:41.69 (11.594915)
Discovery date: 2017-05-19 08:08:09 (JD=2457892.8389931)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-05-19 08:08:09
Flux: 17.51 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-05-13 06:34:33
Limiting flux: 18.8 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/2017edw