Discovery certificate for object 2017fou
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 12693 [ 2017TNSTR.787....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-07-21 16:00:02
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 2017fou
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17ivh
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:10:49.300 (197.705415714) DEC = +49:53:51.54 (49.89765)
Discovery date: 2017-07-15 06:17:16 (JD=2457949.7619907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-07-15 06:17:16
Flux: 19.31 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-07-11 07:42:14
Limiting flux: 18.5 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/2017fou