Discovery certificate for object 2017iir
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14863

Date Received (UTC): 2017-11-20 13:14:46
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 2017iir
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17ngy
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 09:31:15.747 (142.815611176) DEC = -24:52:01.64 (-24.8671223529)
Discovery date: 2017-11-14 14:38:24 (JD=2458072.11)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-11-14 14:38:24
Flux: 18.142 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-11-10 15:15:50
Limiting flux: 18.9 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/2017iir