Discovery certificate for object 2017fnd
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 12647 [ 2017TNSTR.776....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-07-18 13:55:02
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: AT 2017fnd
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17iqc
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:59:33.077 (209.887822) DEC = -29:31:45.02 (-29.529171)
Discovery date: 2017-07-14 06:51:50 (JD=2457948.7859954)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-07-14 06:51:50
Flux: 16.33 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-07-10 08:12:28
Limiting flux: 18.47 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/2017fnd