Discovery certificate for object 2017zb
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 8424

Date Received (UTC): 2017-01-31 17:42:03
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 2017zb
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17att
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:02:49.216 (120.705067778) DEC = +56:37:39.03 (56.6275077778)
Discovery date: 2017-01-25 10:10:33 (JD=2457778.9239931)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-01-25 10:10:33
Flux: 18.77 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-01-21 10:45:07
Limiting flux: 19.49 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Details of the new object can be viewed here: