Discovery certificate for object 2017ekd
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 11787 [ 2017TNSTR.617....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-06-01 12:12:03
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 2017ekd
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17fws
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:19:42.263 (184.926096667) DEC = +24:41:31.13 (24.69198)
Discovery date: 2017-05-28 08:11:02 (JD=2457901.8409954)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-05-28 08:11:02
Flux: 19.35 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-05-28 07:53:45
Limiting flux: 19.65 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/2017ekd