Discovery certificate for object 2017fxp
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 12959 [ 2017TNSTR.849....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-08-07 00:16:02
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 2017fxp
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17jgc
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 03:20:36.604 (50.152518) DEC = +09:33:14.36 (9.553988)
Discovery date: 2017-08-06 14:35:31 (JD=2457972.1079977)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-08-06 14:35:31
Flux: 16.93 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-03-24 06:31:40
Limiting flux: 18.75 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala


Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2017fxp