Discovery certificate for object 2017icy
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14697 [ 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 2017icy
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17ndy
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 03:19:19.391 (49.8307944) DEC = +02:32:23.17 (2.5397692)
Discovery date: 2017-11-07 10:45:07 (JD=2458064.9479977)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-11-07 10:45:07
Flux: 18.442 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-11-07 10:32:09
Limiting flux: 18.45 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/2017icy