Discovery certificate for object 2017egc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 11669 [ 2017TNSTR.586....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-05-24 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 2017egc
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17fqi
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 09:31:46.258 (142.94274) DEC = -30:19:26.53 (-30.3240366667)
Discovery date: 2017-05-22 05:57:07 (JD=2457895.7479977)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-05-22 05:57:07
Flux: 17.18 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-04-28 08:42:43
Limiting flux: 19.26 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/2017egc