Discovery certificate for object 2017frj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 12770 [ 2017TNSTR.810....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-07-27 12:12:03
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 2017frj
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17izd
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:01:20.377 (240.3349025) DEC = +26:01:22.44 (26.0229)
Discovery date: 2017-07-26 07:59:31 (JD=2457960.8329977)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-07-26 07:59:31
Flux: 18.93 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-07-22 08:51:21
Limiting flux: 18.68 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/2017frj