Discovery certificate for object 2017fwb
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 12914

Date Received (UTC): 2017-08-03 20:58:09
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 2017fwb
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17jdf
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:03:30.739 (0.87808) DEC = -16:30:03.55 (-16.500985)
Discovery date: 2017-08-01 12:54:43 (JD=2457967.0379977)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-08-01 12:54:43
Flux: 18.11 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-07-26 13:59:31
Limiting flux: 19.47 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/2017fwb