Discovery certificate for object 2017ekq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 11800

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 2017ekq
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17glr
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:06:06.312 (346.5263) DEC = +19:42:44.61 (19.712393)
Discovery date: 2017-06-01 13:37:55 (JD=2457906.0679977)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-06-01 13:37:55
Flux: 17.89 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-01-24 05:31:12
Limiting flux: 19.14 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/2017ekq