Discovery certificate for object 2017yl
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 8405 [ 2017TNSTR.134....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-01-31 00:21:02
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 2017yl
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17atc
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 03:32:17.140 (53.0714157143) DEC = -32:03:52.64 (-32.0646228571)
Discovery date: 2017-01-26 06:50:23 (JD=2457779.7849884)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-01-26 06:50:23
Flux: 18.72 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-01-26 06:33:07
Limiting flux: 19.59 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/2017yl