Discovery certificate for object 2017ifb
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14758 [ 2017TNSTR1260....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-11-15 23:32:26
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: SN 2017ifb
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17nef
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:43:01.238 (355.7551575) DEC = +18:59:40.41 (18.99455875)
Discovery date: 2017-11-10 08:16:47 (JD=2458067.8449884)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-11-10 08:16:47
Flux: 19.199 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-11-08 08:52:48
Limiting flux: 16.94 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/2017ifb