Discovery certificate for object 2017cfb
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 10091 [ 2017TNSTR.310....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-03-16 22:10:03
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: AT 2017cfb
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17cof
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:54:06.828 (208.52845) DEC = +09:24:45.57 (9.41265833333)
Discovery date: 2017-03-16 13:59:31 (JD=2457829.0829977)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-03-16 13:59:31
Flux: 16.37 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-03-04 14:42:43
Limiting flux: 19.76 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/2017cfb