Discovery certificate for object 2017fmq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 12633 [ 2017TNSTR.772....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-07-16 15:03:02
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 2017fmq
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17iot
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:23:49.342 (260.9555925) DEC = +79:00:44.60 (79.01239)
Discovery date: 2017-07-15 09:40:19 (JD=2457949.9029977)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-07-15 09:40:19
Flux: 18.61 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-07-09 09:21:36
Limiting flux: 17.84 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/2017fmq