Discovery certificate for object 2017pj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 8123 [ 2017TNSTR.108....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-01-26 10:51:54
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 2017pj
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17amu
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 09:43:13.576 (145.8065675) DEC = +41:19:02.15 (41.3172625)
Discovery date: 2017-01-21 10:59:31.000 (JD=2457774.9579977)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-01-21 10:59:31.000
Flux: 18.22 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-01-12 11:28:19
Limiting flux: 18.16 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/2017pj