Discovery certificate for object 2017ya
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 8393 [ 2017TNSTR.130....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-01-30 01:42:03
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 2017ya
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17arb
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:16:44.480 (4.1853325) DEC = +15:20:31.52 (15.34209)
Discovery date: 2017-01-24 05:36:57 (JD=2457777.7339931)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-01-24 05:36:57
Flux: 18.5 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-01-24 05:22:33
Limiting flux: 19.29 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/2017ya