Discovery certificate for object 2017fyq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 12988 [ 2017TNSTR.852....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-08-08 23:06:02
Sender: ATLAS (ATLAS_Bot1)
Reporting Group: ATLAS     Discovery Data Source: 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 2017fyq
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17jhh
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 02:13:51.982 (33.466592) DEC = -05:58:01.60 (-5.96711)
Discovery date: 2017-08-02 14:58:33.000 (JD=2457968.1239931)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-08-02 14:58:33.000
Flux: 18.24 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-07-29 14:39:50
Limiting flux: 16.85 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/2017fyq