Discovery certificate for object 2017pn
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 8127 [ 2017TNSTR.108....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-01-26 20:26:03
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 2017pn
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17amz
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 04:46:24.588 (71.602452) DEC = -11:59:18.25 (-11.988402)
Discovery date: 2017-01-26 07:29:16.000 (JD=2457779.8119907)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-01-26 07:29:16.000
Flux: 16.51 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-01-18 08:34:04
Limiting flux: 19.21 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Details of the new object can be viewed here: