Discovery certificate for object 2017yd
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 8396

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 2017yd
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17arc
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:55:59.266 (163.996942222) DEC = +11:55:15.11 (11.9208633333)
Discovery date: 2017-01-23 14:32:38 (JD=2457777.1059954)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-01-23 14:32:38
Flux: 18.41 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-01-11 13:35:02
Limiting flux: 18.22 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/2017yd