Discovery certificate for object 2017yg
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 8400 [ 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 2017yg
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17aro
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:57:11.528 (239.298034) DEC = +42:19:07.26 (42.318684)
Discovery date: 2017-01-25 15:18:43 (JD=2457779.1379977)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-01-25 15:18:43
Flux: 19.24 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-01-21 15:33:07
Limiting flux: 19.25 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Details of the new object can be viewed here: