Discovery certificate for object 2017frq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 12777 [ 2017TNSTR.812....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-07-28 09:50:03
Sender: ATLAS (ATLAS_Bot1)
Source Group: 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 2017frq
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17jab
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:28:52.811 (262.220046) DEC = +52:43:22.76 (52.72299)
Discovery date: 2017-07-21 09:30:14 (JD=2457955.8959954)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-07-21 09:30:14
Flux: 19.25 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-07-21 09:27:21
Limiting flux: 19.2 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/2017frq