Discovery certificate for object 2017erq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 12022

Date Received (UTC): 2017-06-13 22:42:02
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 2017erq
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17gxz
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:55:43.852 (178.932715) DEC = -09:11:01.12 (-9.183645)
Discovery date: 2017-06-10 07:12:00 (JD=2457914.8)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-06-10 07:12:00
Flux: 18.14 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-06-10 06:17:16
Limiting flux: 18.12 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/2017erq