Discovery certificate for object 2017zd
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 8426

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: SN 2017zd
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17auc
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:32:42.093 (203.175388333) DEC = -21:48:04.35 (-21.8012083333)
Discovery date: 2017-01-26 15:20:09 (JD=2457780.1389931)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-01-26 15:20:09
Flux: 18.68 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-01-14 16:12:00
Limiting flux: 17.98 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Details of the new object can be viewed here: