Discovery certificate for object 2017yf
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 8399 [ 2017TNSTR.130....1T ]

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 2017yf
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17arp
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 02:55:04.173 (43.76738875) DEC = +44:41:25.73 (44.69048)
Discovery date: 2017-01-25 07:12:00 (JD=2457778.8)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-01-25 07:12:00
Flux: 18.46 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-01-21 08:12:28
Limiting flux: 19.14 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/2017yf