Discovery certificate for object 2017ns
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 8078 [ 2017TNSTR..91....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-01-23 21:21:02
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 (Queen's University Belfast) report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2017ns
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17alb
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 02:49:10.364 (42.2931825) DEC = +14:36:02.48 (14.6006875)
Discovery date: 2017-01-23 07:32:09 (JD=2457776.8139931)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-01-23 07:32:09
Flux: 17.51 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-01-04 08:35:31
Limiting flux: 19.42 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala


Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2017ns