Discovery certificate for object 2017cfp
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 10106 [ 2017TNSTR.320....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-03-18 00:33:46
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 2017cfp
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17cpk
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:21:11.523 (230.298010909) DEC = +25:46:41.91 (25.7783072727)
Discovery date: 2017-02-05 15:34:33 (JD=2457790.1489931)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-02-05 15:34:33
Flux: 18.79 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-01-28 16:14:52
Limiting flux: 18.33 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/2017cfp