Discovery certificate for object 2017fpa
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 12699 [ 2017TNSTR.791....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-07-22 00:16:03
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 2017fpa
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17ivx
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:29:58.439 (262.493495) DEC = +69:39:52.69 (69.664635)
Discovery date: 2017-07-21 09:20:09.000 (JD=2457955.8889931)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-07-21 09:20:09.000
Flux: 18.32 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-07-19 09:57:36
Limiting flux: 18.8 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala


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