Discovery certificate for object 2017egf
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 11672 [ 2017TNSTR.586....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-05-24 22:42:04
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 2017egf
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17fqm
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:17:01.853 (184.25771875) DEC = +40:09:10.72 (40.1529775)
Discovery date: 2017-05-18 07:33:36 (JD=2457891.815)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-05-18 07:33:36
Flux: 18.86 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-04-27 11:32:38
Limiting flux: 19.48 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/2017egf