Discovery certificate for object 2017fif
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 12508 [ 2017TNSTR.758....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-07-12 09:50:02
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 2017fif
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17imx
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:42:13.866 (295.557775) DEC = +62:25:27.44 (62.42429)
Discovery date: 2017-07-11 11:25:26 (JD=2457945.9759954)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-07-11 11:25:26
Flux: 16.58 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-07-09 11:28:19
Limiting flux: 16.75 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/2017fif