Discovery certificate for object 2017fwc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 12915 [ 2017TNSTR.836....1T ]

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 2017fwc
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17jde
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:15:13.501 (18.806255) DEC = +22:51:17.33 (22.854815)
Discovery date: 2017-07-30 14:26:52 (JD=2457965.1019907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-07-30 14:26:52
Flux: 17.5 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-02-21 06:33:07
Limiting flux: 18.96 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala


Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2017fwc