Discovery certificate for object 2017ye
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 8398

Date Received (UTC): 2017-01-30 12:36:03
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 2017ye
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17ark
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:27:24.444 (201.851851818) DEC = +47:52:35.40 (47.8764990909)
Discovery date: 2017-01-21 14:47:02 (JD=2457775.1159954)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-01-21 14:47:02
Flux: 19.03 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-01-21 14:28:19
Limiting flux: 19.42 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/2017ye