Discovery certificate for object 2017esk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 12043

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 2017esk
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17hae
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:50:46.569 (207.694035714) DEC = -34:00:17.82 (-34.0049507143)
Discovery date: 2017-05-25 10:29:16 (JD=2457898.9369907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-05-25 10:29:16
Flux: 18.88 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-05-25 10:06:14
Limiting flux: 18.66 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/2017esk