Discovery certificate for object 2017eft
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 11659 [ 2017TNSTR.580....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-05-23 09:50:03
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 2017eft
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17fpw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 09:16:26.810 (139.11171) DEC = +36:12:10.23 (36.202842)
Discovery date: 2017-05-21 06:23:02 (JD=2457894.7659954)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-05-21 06:23:02
Flux: 18.02 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-05-09 06:46:04
Limiting flux: 18.59 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/2017eft