Discovery certificate for object 2017vb
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 8299 [ 2017TNSTR.120....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-01-28 14:45:04
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: AT 2017vb
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17app
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:18:16.252 (4.56771666667) DEC = -01:19:26.74 (-1.32409333333)
Discovery date: 2017-01-23 05:19:40.000 (JD=2457776.7219907)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-01-23 05:19:40.000
Flux: 17.91 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-01-11 06:12:57
Limiting flux: 18.21 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Details of the new object can be viewed here: