Discovery certificate for object 2017fwp
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 12928 [ 2017TNSTR.841....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-08-04 10:35:03
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 2017fwp
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17jel
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 02:47:48.556 (41.9523166667) DEC = -15:12:37.87 (-15.21052)
Discovery date: 2017-08-03 14:32:38 (JD=2457969.1059954)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-08-03 14:32:38
Flux: 18.88 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-08-01 15:00:00
Limiting flux: 18.4 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/2017fwp