Discovery certificate for object 2017ify
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14782 [ 2017TNSTR1263....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-11-16 23:24:56
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 2017ify
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17new
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:36:49.324 (24.2055166667) DEC = +20:36:28.88 (20.6080233333)
Discovery date: 2017-10-27 10:42:14 (JD=2458053.9459954)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-10-27 10:42:14
Flux: 19.214 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-10-27 10:23:31
Limiting flux: 18.92 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/2017ify