Discovery certificate for object 2017eke
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 11788 [ 2017TNSTR.617....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-06-01 12:12:03
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 2017eke
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17fxk
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:39:58.975 (219.995730833) DEC = +55:29:60.00 (55.4999991667)
Discovery date: 2017-05-21 09:47:31.000 (JD=2457894.9079977)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-05-21 09:47:31.000
Flux: 19.55 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-05-19 11:05:16
Limiting flux: 18.92 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Details of the new object can be viewed here: