Discovery certificate for object 2017kco
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 18508 [ 2018TNSTR.637....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-05-14 11:55:16
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, D. R. Young, M. Fulton, O. McBrien, D. O'Neill, P. Clark (Queen's University Belfast) report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2017kco
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS18ook
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:45:56.047 (176.483528571) DEC = +21:00:00.50 (21.00014)
Discovery date: 2017-11-02 15:02:52.000 (JD=2458060.1269907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-11-02 15:02:52.000
Flux: 18.905 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/2017kco