Discovery certificate for object 2017pi
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 8122 [ 2017TNSTR.108....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-01-26 10:51:54
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: AT 2017pi
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17amv
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:18:52.892 (199.720383636) DEC = +31:35:48.24 (31.5967345455)
Discovery date: 2017-01-08 14:31:12 (JD=2457762.105)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-01-08 14:31:12
Flux: 18.91 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-12-31 15:46:04
Limiting flux: 19.68 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/2017pi