Discovery certificate for object 2017cfo
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 10105 [ 2017TNSTR.320....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-03-18 00:33:46
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 2017cfo
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17cpj
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:38:12.924 (159.553852) DEC = +28:07:02.06 (28.117238)
Discovery date: 2017-03-17 09:54:43.000 (JD=2457829.9129977)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-03-17 09:54:43.000
Flux: 17.52 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-03-05 10:06:14
Limiting flux: 19.4 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Details of the new object can be viewed here: