Discovery certificate for object 2017epa
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 11942 [ 2017TNSTR.641....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-06-09 22:42:03
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 2017epa
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17gvl
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:53:57.851 (208.491047273) DEC = +22:40:30.12 (22.6750327273)
Discovery date: 2017-06-07 07:49:26 (JD=2457911.8259954)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-06-07 07:49:26
Flux: 18 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-06-03 08:47:02
Limiting flux: 18.64 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/2017epa