Discovery certificate for object 2017ift
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14777 [ 2017TNSTR1263....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-11-16 23:24:56
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 2017ift
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17nel
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 20:53:30.685 (313.377853333) DEC = -10:03:10.83 (-10.0530095238)
Discovery date: 2017-11-09 06:07:12 (JD=2458066.755)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-11-09 06:07:12
Flux: 19.057 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-11-07 06:40:19
Limiting flux: 18.58 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/2017ift