Discovery certificate for object 2017me
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 8036 [ 2017TNSTR..79....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-01-21 01:42:02
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 (Queen's University Belfast) report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2017me
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17ajs
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:27:54.518 (171.977158) DEC = +27:20:44.79 (27.345774)
Discovery date: 2017-01-20 14:06:43 (JD=2457774.0879977)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-01-20 14:06:43
Flux: 17.67 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-01-16 14:00:57
Limiting flux: 18.51 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/2017me