Discovery certificate for object 2017ixc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 15330 [ 2017TNSTR1408....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-12-14 00:00:02
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, M. Fulton, O. McBrien (Queen's University Belfast) report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2017ixc
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17npr
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:27:00.451 (201.75188) DEC = -30:05:35.76 (-30.0932666667)
Discovery date: 2017-12-08 15:31:40 (JD=2458096.1469907)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-12-08 15:31:40
Flux: 16.688 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Archival info: DSS

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