Discovery certificate for object 2017faa
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 12267 [ 2017TNSTR.699....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-06-27 17:55:02
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: SN 2017faa
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17hpc
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:19:03.902 (199.7662575) DEC = -02:30:45.81 (-2.51272375)
Discovery date: 2017-06-27 07:32:09 (JD=2457931.8139931)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-06-27 07:32:09
Flux: 16.81 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-06-23 08:38:24
Limiting flux: 19.07 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/2017faa