Discovery and Classification of SN2017dez by ATLAS
ATel #10310; J. Tonry, B. Stalder, L. Denneau, A. Heinze, H. Weiland (IfA, Univ. of Hawaii), A. Rest (STScI), S. J. Smartt, K. W. Smith (QUB), M. Huber, T. Lowe, K. C. Chambers (IfA, Univ. of Hawaii)
on 22 Apr 2017; 16:52 UT
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Subjects: Optical, Supernovae
We report the following transient found by the ATLAS survey (see Tonry et al. ATel #8680). The units are operational on Haleakala and Mauna Loa and robotically surveying the sky. Two filters are used, cyan and orange (denoted c and o, all mags in AB system). More information is on http://www.fallingstar.com .
A spectrum was taken on the UH 2.2m + SNIFS spectrometer on 20170421, and the transient is confirmed to be a SN of the following type (from SNID).
Name | ATLAS Name | RA (J2000) | Dec (J2000) | Disc. MJD | Disc. Date | Disc Mag | type | z | phase | Notes
SN2017dez | ATLAS17erb | 16:27:30.92 | +49:41:44.6 | 57862.56 | 20170419.56 | 17.91 c | SNIa | 0.043 | -1 week | 1.
1. SDSS DR12 reports that the likely host (3.84" away) is SDSS J162731.04+494141.0.