Discovery certificate for object 2017est
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 12053

Date Received (UTC): 2017-06-15 22:42:03
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 2017est
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17hbe
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 20:31:47.758 (307.9489925) DEC = +00:59:23.27 (0.9897975)
Discovery date: 2017-06-15 13:13:26 (JD=2457920.0509954)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-06-15 13:13:26
Flux: 17.26 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-06-09 13:06:14
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/2017est