Discovery certificate for object 2017icx
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14696 [ 2017TNSTR1260....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-11-15 00:13:48
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 2017icx
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17ndz
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:24:30.306 (351.126276667) DEC = -21:41:39.89 (-21.6944142857)
Discovery date: 2017-11-04 07:39:21 (JD=2458061.8189931)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-11-04 07:39:21
Flux: 18.049 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-11-02 08:42:43
Limiting flux: 17.83 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/2017icx