Discovery certificate for object 2017iis
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14864 [ 2017TNSTR1284....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-11-20 13:14:46
Sender: ATLAS (ATLAS_Bot1)
Reporting Group: ATLAS     Discovery Data Source: 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 2017iis
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17nhh
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:23:51.870 (125.966123571) DEC = +17:56:49.96 (17.9472107143)
Discovery date: 2017-11-02 14:36:57 (JD=2458060.1089931)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-11-02 14:36:57
Flux: 18.409 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Archival info: SDSS

Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2017iis