Discovery certificate for object 2017fos
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 12691 [ 2017TNSTR.787....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-07-21 13:55:02
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 2017fos
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17ius
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:37:15.631 (9.31512833333) DEC = -21:18:13.01 (-21.3036133333)
Discovery date: 2017-07-18 14:32:38.000 (JD=2457953.1059954)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-07-18 14:32:38.000
Flux: 18.94 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-07-18 14:24:00
Limiting flux: 19.07 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/2017fos