Discovery certificate for object 2017cak
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 9956 [ 2017TNSTR.284....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-03-08 17:00:24
Sender: ATLAS (ATLAS_Bot1)
Reporting Group: ATLAS     Discovery Data Source: 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 2017cak
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17bkt
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:19:18.865 (229.828606) DEC = +28:13:44.47 (28.22902)
Discovery date: 2017-03-05 13:42:14.000 (JD=2457818.0709954)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-03-05 13:42:14.000
Flux: 16.54 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-02-17 15:33:07
Limiting flux: 19.17 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Details of the new object can be viewed here: