Discovery certificate for object 2017etd
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 12064

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 2017etd
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17hbm
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:46:29.411 (191.6225475) DEC = -03:37:13.07 (-3.6202975)
Discovery date: 2017-06-16 07:42:14 (JD=2457920.8209954)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-06-16 07:42:14
Flux: 17.01 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-06-15 07:53:45
Limiting flux: 18.9 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/2017etd