Discovery certificate for object 2017frk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 12771 [ 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: AT 2017frk
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17izh
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 21:18:20.261 (319.5844225) DEC = +36:04:05.40 (36.0681675)
Discovery date: 2017-07-25 12:00:00 (JD=2457960)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-07-25 12:00:00
Flux: 17.79 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-07-17 13:17:45
Limiting flux: 18.2 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/2017frk