Discovery certificate for object 2017ixm
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 15340

Date Received (UTC): 2017-12-15 15:27:03
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 2017ixm
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17nql
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:16:14.437 (154.060153529) DEC = +01:53:23.78 (1.88993882353)
Discovery date: 2017-12-05 13:27:50 (JD=2458093.0609954)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-12-05 13:27:50
Flux: 18.625 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-12-05 13:16:19
Limiting flux: 18.66 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/2017ixm