Discovery certificate for object 2017ifw
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14780 [ 2017TNSTR1263....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-11-16 23:24:56
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 2017ifw
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17nex
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:49:53.241 (12.4718371429) DEC = +29:41:43.43 (29.6953985714)
Discovery date: 2017-10-29 09:38:52.000 (JD=2458055.9019907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-10-29 09:38:52.000
Flux: 19.438 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-10-29 09:25:55
Limiting flux: 19.18 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/2017ifw