Discovery certificate for object 2017fyp
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 12987 [ 2017TNSTR.852....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-08-08 17:55:02
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 2017fyp
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17jgy
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:45:25.490 (11.35621) DEC = +39:50:52.34 (39.8478711111)
Discovery date: 2017-08-07 13:16:19 (JD=2457973.0529977)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-08-07 13:16:19
Flux: 16.77 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-08-04 14:28:19
Limiting flux: 19.28 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/2017fyp