Discovery certificate for object 2017fan
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 12281 [ 2017TNSTR.706....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-06-29 16:00:02
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 2017fan
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17hkx
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 21:28:06.972 (322.029048) DEC = +68:28:40.56 (68.477933)
Discovery date: 2017-06-17 14:48:28.000 (JD=2457922.1169907)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-06-17 14:48:28.000
Flux: 17.82 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-05-04 13:47:59
Limiting flux: 19.38 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Details of the new object can be viewed here: