Discovery certificate for object 2017jl
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 7955 [ 2017TNSTR..63....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-01-17 01:31:02
Sender: ATLAS (ATLAS_Bot1)
Source Group: ATLAS

J. Tonry, L. Denneau, B. Stalder, A. Heinze, A. Sherstyuk (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: SN 2017jl
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17air
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:57:31.897 (14.3829025) DEC = +30:11:06.83 (30.18523125)
Discovery date: 2017-01-16 05:16:48 (JD=2457769.72)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-01-16 05:16:48
Flux: 17.71 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-01-08 07:13:26
Limiting flux: 18.55 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/2017jl