Discovery certificate for object 2017frp
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 12776 [ 2017TNSTR.812....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-07-28 09:50:03
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 2017frp
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17izy
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:39:08.355 (354.784813333) DEC = -15:38:40.46 (-15.6445733333)
Discovery date: 2017-07-27 14:05:16 (JD=2457962.0869907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-07-27 14:05:16
Flux: 18.95 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-07-26 14:22:33
Limiting flux: 19.41 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/2017frp