Discovery certificate for object 2017zc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 8425

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 2017zc
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17aui
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:23:05.664 (20.7735988889) DEC = -15:48:57.89 (-15.81608)
Discovery date: 2017-01-26 05:24:00 (JD=2457779.725)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-01-26 05:24:00
Flux: 18.93 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-01-26 05:21:07
Limiting flux: 19.36 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/2017zc