Discovery certificate for object 2017yn
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 8407

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: SN 2017yn
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17asm
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:32:37.966 (173.158190909) DEC = -25:03:32.32 (-25.0589781818)
Discovery date: 2017-01-18 14:09:36 (JD=2457772.09)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-01-18 14:09:36
Flux: 18.1 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-01-10 16:09:07
Limiting flux: 18.39 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/2017yn