Discovery certificate for object 2017edy
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 11598 [ 2017TNSTR.566....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-05-19 16:00:02
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 2017edy
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17foe
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:04:53.589 (181.223288) DEC = +06:47:50.73 (6.797424)
Discovery date: 2017-05-19 08:49:55 (JD=2457892.8679977)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-05-19 08:49:55
Flux: 18.31 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-05-13 08:09:36
Limiting flux: 18.6 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/2017edy