Discovery certificate for object 2017vh
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 8307

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 2017vh
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17apo
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:24:53.334 (126.222223571) DEC = -04:39:06.52 (-4.65181214286)
Discovery date: 2017-01-23 12:08:38 (JD=2457777.0059954)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-01-23 12:08:38
Flux: 18.06 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-01-23 12:01:26
Limiting flux: 17.87 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/2017vh