Discovery certificate for object 2017ekf
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 11789 [ 2017TNSTR.617....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-06-01 13:55:02
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 2017ekf
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17fxw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 09:53:51.071 (148.462793846) DEC = -12:41:47.36 (-12.6964884615)
Discovery date: 2017-05-26 06:14:24 (JD=2457899.76)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-05-26 06:14:24
Flux: 18.35 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-05-22 08:06:43
Limiting flux: 18.95 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/2017ekf