Discovery certificate for object 2017fva
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 12882 [ 2017TNSTR.821....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-07-31 15:03:02
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 2017fva
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17jcz
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:29:07.661 (277.281921667) DEC = +43:25:27.38 (43.4242716667)
Discovery date: 2017-07-23 10:17:45 (JD=2457957.9289931)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-07-23 10:17:45
Flux: 19 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-07-23 10:07:40
Limiting flux: 18.86 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/2017fva