Discovery certificate for object 2017ffu
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 12440 [ 2017TNSTR.752....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-07-11 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 2017ffu
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17ikx
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:45:14.167 (236.3090275) DEC = -17:43:42.13 (-17.72837)
Discovery date: 2017-07-10 09:24:28 (JD=2457944.8919907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-07-10 09:24:28
Flux: 18.03 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-07-08 10:22:04
Limiting flux: 17.5 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/2017ffu