Discovery certificate for object 2017ege
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 11671 [ 2017TNSTR.586....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-05-24 18:45:04
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 2017ege
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17fqq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:44:34.614 (176.144225238) DEC = -05:48:38.12 (-5.81058904762)
Discovery date: 2017-05-13 07:04:48 (JD=2457886.795)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-05-13 07:04:48
Flux: 18.5 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-05-13 06:43:12
Limiting flux: 18.44 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/2017ege