Discovery certificate for object 2017cfa
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 10090 [ 2017TNSTR.310....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-03-16 17:00:02
Sender: ATLAS (ATLAS_Bot1)
Source Group: 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 2017cfa
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17cnz
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 09:57:03.893 (149.26622) DEC = -07:52:51.14 (-7.8808725)
Discovery date: 2017-03-16 10:20:38 (JD=2457828.9309954)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-03-16 10:20:38
Flux: 17.05 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-03-04 10:36:28
Limiting flux: 19.77 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala


Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2017cfa