Discovery certificate for object 2017vc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 8300 [ 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 2017vc
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17apm
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:36:46.384 (24.1932658333) DEC = +04:32:06.10 (4.5350275)
Discovery date: 2017-01-23 06:11:31 (JD=2457776.7579977)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-01-23 06:11:31
Flux: 18.53 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-01-11 06:50:23
Limiting flux: 17.15 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/2017vc