Discovery certificate for object 2017esi
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 12041 [ 2017TNSTR.656....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-06-15 00:21:02
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 2017esi
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17hai
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:13:41.239 (198.42183) DEC = -04:17:13.61 (-4.2871125)
Discovery date: 2017-06-13 07:43:40 (JD=2457917.8219907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-06-13 07:43:40
Flux: 18.74 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-06-13 07:30:43
Limiting flux: 19.01 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/2017esi