Discovery certificate for object 2017eep
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 11620 [ 2017TNSTR.573....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-05-21 09:50:02
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 2017eep
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17fpk
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:40:03.349 (160.013955) DEC = -22:58:07.62 (-22.9687825)
Discovery date: 2017-05-20 05:45:36 (JD=2457893.74)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-05-20 05:45:36
Flux: 17.92 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-05-13 07:03:21
Limiting flux: 18.45 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/2017eep