Discovery certificate for object 2017foj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 12680 [ 2017TNSTR.782....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-07-20 16:00:02
Sender: ATLAS (ATLAS_Bot1)
Reporting Group: ATLAS     Discovery Data Source: 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 2017foj
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17iul
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 22:55:49.260 (343.955248462) DEC = -02:06:01.57 (-2.10043615385)
Discovery date: 2017-06-27 14:28:19.000 (JD=2457932.1029977)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-06-27 14:28:19.000
Flux: 19.11 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-06-08 14:57:07
Limiting flux: 17.54 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/2017foj