Discovery certificate for object 2017fov
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 12694 [ 2017TNSTR.787....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-07-21 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 2017fov
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17ivk
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:01:19.268 (210.330285) DEC = -16:32:20.54 (-16.53904)
Discovery date: 2017-07-16 06:43:12.000 (JD=2457950.78)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-07-16 06:43:12.000
Flux: 19 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-07-14 07:26:24
Limiting flux: 19.19 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala


Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://www.wis-tns.org/object/2017fov