Discovery certificate for object 2017exk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 12194 [ 2017TNSTR.689....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-06-24 12:12:03
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 2017exk
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17hma
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:47:30.193 (236.875805) DEC = +02:44:38.15 (2.74393)
Discovery date: 2017-06-23 09:44:38 (JD=2457927.9059954)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-06-23 09:44:38
Flux: 19.02 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-06-19 10:17:45
Limiting flux: 17.74 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/2017exk