Discovery certificate for object 2017irp
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 15156 [ 2017TNSTR1355....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-11-30 13:39:02
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, M. Fulton, O. McBrien (Queen's University Belfast) report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2017irp
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17nkt
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:05:33.359 (346.388995714) DEC = -13:07:30.18 (-13.1250495238)
Discovery date: 2017-11-15 07:30:43.000 (JD=2458072.8129977)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-11-15 07:30:43.000
Flux: 19.036 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-11-15 07:19:12
Limiting flux: 19.36 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/2017irp