Discovery certificate for object 2017fco
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 12340 [ 2017TNSTR.733....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-07-04 20:25:02
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: SN 2017fco
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17huo
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:21:04.907 (350.270445) DEC = +03:30:00.05 (3.500015)
Discovery date: 2017-07-01 13:58:04.000 (JD=2457936.0819907)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-07-01 13:58:04.000
Flux: 18.95 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-01-03 05:52:48
Limiting flux: 19.08 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Details of the new object can be viewed here: