Discovery certificate for object 2017ekl
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 11795

Date Received (UTC): 2017-06-01 22:42:04
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: SN 2017ekl
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17ggk
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 20:14:42.056 (303.675235) DEC = -08:44:48.88 (-8.7469125)
Discovery date: 2017-05-31 13:35:02 (JD=2457905.0659954)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-05-31 13:35:02
Flux: 18.55 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-05-11 12:38:52
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/2017ekl