Discovery certificate for object 2017esf
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 12038 [ 2017TNSTR.653....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-06-14 18:45:04
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 2017esf
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17gzd
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:51:11.132 (192.796381667) DEC = -12:14:11.78 (-12.2366066667)
Discovery date: 2017-06-13 07:16:19 (JD=2457917.8029977)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-06-13 07:16:19
Flux: 18.69 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-06-10 07:04:48
Limiting flux: 18.15 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/2017esf