Discovery certificate for object 2017mp
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 8047 [ 2017TNSTR..84....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-01-22 00:21:04
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: AT 2017mp
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17akb
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 05:36:42.556 (84.1773155556) DEC = +51:35:29.26 (51.5914611111)
Discovery date: 2017-01-13 09:17:16.000 (JD=2457766.8869907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-01-13 09:17:16.000
Flux: 18.07 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-01-09 09:43:12
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/2017mp