Discovery certificate for object 2017frc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 12762 [ 2017TNSTR.804....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-07-25 17:55:04
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: SN 2017frc
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17ixz
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:25:33.952 (246.391465417) DEC = +41:40:55.88 (41.6821895833)
Discovery date: 2017-07-03 09:41:45 (JD=2457937.9039931)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-07-03 09:41:45
Flux: 18.99 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-07-03 09:28:48
Limiting flux: 18.79 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/2017frc