Discovery certificate for object 2017ym
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 8406

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 2017ym
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17atb
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:32:53.724 (203.223852) DEC = -24:12:35.86 (-24.20996)
Discovery date: 2017-01-26 15:43:12 (JD=2457780.155)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-01-26 15:43:12
Flux: 17.77 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-01-26 15:20:09
Limiting flux: 19.61 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/2017ym