Discovery certificate for object 2017fxg
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 12946 [ 2017TNSTR.843....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-08-05 00:16:03
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 2017fxg
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17jey
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:01:10.982 (15.2957578571) DEC = -07:50:05.98 (-7.83499428571)
Discovery date: 2017-07-08 14:41:16 (JD=2457943.1119907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-07-08 14:41:16
Flux: 19.03 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-07-08 14:29:45
Limiting flux: 18.59 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/2017fxg