Discovery certificate for object 2017etx
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 12089 [ 2017TNSTR.664....1C ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-06-17 17:29:06
Sender: Pan-STARRS1 (PS1_Bot1)
Reporting Group: Pan-STARRS1     Discovery Data Source: Pan-STARRS1

K. C. Chambers, M. E. Huber, H. Flewelling, E. A. Magnier, A. Schultz, T. Lowe (IfA, University of Hawaii), S. J. Smartt, K. W. Smith, (Queen's University Belfast), J. Tonry, C. Waters, (IfA, University of Hawaii) D. E. Wright, D. R. Young (Queen's University Belfast) report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2017etx
Discoverer internal name: PS17dka
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 22:27:59.981 (336.999919611) DEC = +00:38:43.20 (0.645334493803)
Discovery date: 2017-06-10 13:23:31.000 (JD=2457915.0579977)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-06-10 13:23:31.000
Flux: 19.33 ABMag
Filter: i-Sloan
Instrument: GPC1
Telescope: Pan-STARRS

Last non-detection:
Archival info: SDSS

Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2017etx