Discovery certificate for object 2017esj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 12042 [ 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 2017esj
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17hag
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 09:15:14.704 (138.8112675) DEC = +54:16:13.54 (54.2704275)
Discovery date: 2017-06-10 06:50:23 (JD=2457914.7849884)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-06-10 06:50:23
Flux: 18.34 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-06-10 06:36:00
Limiting flux: 18.39 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/2017esj