Discovery certificate for object 2017uy
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 8296 [ 2017TNSTR.120....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-01-28 14:45:04
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 2017uy
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17apj
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:54:57.098 (358.737908889) DEC = +07:56:12.66 (7.93685)
Discovery date: 2017-01-23 05:09:36 (JD=2457776.715)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-01-23 05:09:36
Flux: 17.88 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-01-03 05:29:45
Limiting flux: 19.33 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/2017uy