Discovery certificate for object 2017fwj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 12922 [ 2017TNSTR.841....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-08-04 10:07:03
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 2017fwj
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17jdl
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:34:44.384 (353.684933333) DEC = +13:42:49.79 (13.71383)
Discovery date: 2017-08-01 13:22:04 (JD=2457967.0569907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-08-01 13:22:04
Flux: 17.89 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-07-30 13:43:40
Limiting flux: 18.89 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/2017fwj