Discovery certificate for object 2017eko
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 11798

Date Received (UTC): 2017-06-02 16:00:02
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 2017eko
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17glw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 20:57:15.024 (314.3126) DEC = +28:31:10.25 (28.5195133333)
Discovery date: 2017-06-01 12:04:19 (JD=2457906.0029977)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-06-01 12:04:19
Flux: 18.26 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-11-21 05:48:28
Limiting flux: 18.46 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/2017eko