Discovery certificate for object 2017eka
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 11784 [ 2017TNSTR.615....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-05-31 18:45:02
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 2017eka
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17ftv
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:47:06.518 (131.777156667) DEC = +27:52:34.51 (27.8762533333)
Discovery date: 2017-05-28 06:07:12 (JD=2457901.755)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-05-28 06:07:12
Flux: 17.28 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-05-20 06:36:00
Limiting flux: 19.15 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/2017eka