Discovery certificate for object 2017exq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 12200 [ 2017TNSTR.689....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-06-24 13:55:03
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 2017exq
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17hni
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:38:38.370 (249.659873) DEC = -14:40:50.64 (-14.680733)
Discovery date: 2017-06-19 09:57:36 (JD=2457923.915)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-06-19 09:57:36
Flux: 17.94 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-06-19 09:44:38
Limiting flux: 17.5 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/2017exq