Discovery certificate for object 2017fuo
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 12862 [ 2017TNSTR.817....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-07-30 15:03:02
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 2017fuo
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17jbx
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:07:34.712 (271.894635) DEC = +12:43:37.35 (12.7270425)
Discovery date: 2017-07-30 09:14:24.000 (JD=2457964.885)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-07-30 09:14:24.000
Flux: 18.22 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-07-28 09:34:33
Limiting flux: 18.34 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/2017fuo