Discovery certificate for object 2017egg
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 11673 [ 2017TNSTR.590....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-05-25 05:30:02
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 2017egg
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17fse
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:57:33.805 (164.390854) DEC = -16:45:44.10 (-16.76225)
Discovery date: 2017-05-20 05:55:40 (JD=2457893.7469907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-05-20 05:55:40
Flux: 18.77 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-05-14 08:49:55
Limiting flux: 18.38 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/2017egg