Discovery certificate for object 2017fwq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 12929 [ 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 2017fwq
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17jeg
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:15:29.258 (18.87191) DEC = +15:11:29.51 (15.19153)
Discovery date: 2017-08-03 14:03:50 (JD=2457969.0859954)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-08-03 14:03:50
Flux: 18.95 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-08-01 15:01:26
Limiting flux: 19 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/2017fwq