Discovery certificate for object 2017ekm
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 11796

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: AT 2017ekm
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17ggl
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:39:59.679 (294.998663333) DEC = -01:48:19.92 (-1.80553333333)
Discovery date: 2017-05-31 13:03:21 (JD=2457905.0439931)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-05-31 13:03:21
Flux: 18.56 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-05-11 12:41:45
Limiting flux: 18.55 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/2017ekm