Discovery certificate for object 2017etc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 12063 [ 2017TNSTR.661....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-06-16 13:55:02
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 2017etc
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17hbl
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:20:30.518 (170.127156667) DEC = -05:50:27.26 (-5.840905)
Discovery date: 2017-06-15 07:07:40 (JD=2457919.7969907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-06-15 07:07:40
Flux: 18.41 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-06-12 08:29:45
Limiting flux: 17.28 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/2017etc