Discovery certificate for object 2017dfs
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 10903 [ 2017TNSTR.453....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-04-20 18:45:02
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: AT 2017dfs
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17esc
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:02:25.982 (120.608257692) DEC = +46:01:14.43 (46.0206753846)
Discovery date: 2017-04-11 07:12:00 (JD=2457854.8)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-04-11 07:12:00
Flux: 18.1 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-04-07 08:26:52
Limiting flux: 18.55 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala


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