Discovery certificate for object 2017xz
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 8392 [ 2017TNSTR.130....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-01-30 01:42:03
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: AT 2017xz
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17ara
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:39:48.118 (9.95049) DEC = +29:16:15.02 (29.27084)
Discovery date: 2017-01-24 05:34:04.000 (JD=2457777.7319907)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-01-24 05:34:04.000
Flux: 18.21 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-01-16 06:05:45
Limiting flux: 19.17 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Details of the new object can be viewed here: