Discovery certificate for object 2017fxo
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 12958 [ 2017TNSTR.845....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-08-06 20:58:03
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 2017fxo
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17jgb
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:09:51.555 (212.464814) DEC = -02:29:15.26 (-2.487572)
Discovery date: 2017-08-04 07:00:28 (JD=2457969.7919907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-08-04 07:00:28
Flux: 18.57 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-08-04 06:36:00
Limiting flux: 18.34 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/2017fxo