Discovery certificate for object 2017egd
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 11670 [ 2017TNSTR.586....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-05-24 18:45:04
Sender: ATLAS (ATLAS_Bot1)
Reporting Group: ATLAS     Discovery Data Source: 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 2017egd
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17frc
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:00:20.692 (240.086216667) DEC = +50:39:33.17 (50.659215)
Discovery date: 2017-05-21 10:48:00 (JD=2457894.95)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-05-21 10:48:00
Flux: 19.15 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-05-19 12:31:40
Limiting flux: 18.93 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/2017egd