Discovery certificate for object 2018bim
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 18276

Date Received (UTC): 2018-05-10 22:55:02
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, D. R. Young, M. Fulton, O. McBrien, D. O'Neill, P. Clark (Queen's University Belfast) report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2018bim
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17jpo
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:47:59.877 (266.999487) DEC = +03:28:59.61 (3.4832245)
Discovery date: 2018-05-08 15:02:52 (JD=2458247.1269907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-05-08 15:02:52
Flux: 16.265 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Archival info: DSS

Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2018bim