Discovery certificate for object 2017nw
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 8082 [ 2017TNSTR..97....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-01-24 01:42:04
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: SN 2017nw
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17ali
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:16:12.610 (169.052542) DEC = +02:48:29.13 (2.808092)
Discovery date: 2017-01-23 14:31:12.000 (JD=2457777.105)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-01-23 14:31:12.000
Flux: 18.32 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-01-15 14:31:12
Limiting flux: 17.98 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Details of the new object can be viewed here: