Discovery certificate for object 2017fri
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 12769 [ 2017TNSTR.810....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-07-27 11:00:02
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 2017fri
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17iyu
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:47:53.985 (221.974938) DEC = +13:42:00.43 (13.70012)
Discovery date: 2017-07-18 06:50:23 (JD=2457952.7849884)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-07-18 06:50:23
Flux: 19.09 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-07-18 06:27:21
Limiting flux: 19.22 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/2017fri