Discovery certificate for object 2017nt
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 8079 [ 2017TNSTR..91....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-01-23 21:21:02
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 2017nt
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17akw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:53:31.133 (358.37972) DEC = +03:44:08.18 (3.735606)
Discovery date: 2017-01-23 05:08:09.000 (JD=2457776.7139931)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-01-23 05:08:09.000
Flux: 16.76 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-01-15 05:05:16
Limiting flux: 17.55 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Details of the new object can be viewed here: