Discovery certificate for object 2017bgo
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 9374 [ 2017TNSTR.224....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-02-22 02:25:02
Sender: ATLAS (ATLAS_Bot1)
Source Group: 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 2017bgo
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17bek
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 02:34:37.613 (38.6567225) DEC = +20:40:54.08 (20.68168875)
Discovery date: 2017-02-17 05:25:26 (JD=2457801.7259954)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-02-17 05:25:26
Flux: 17.95 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-02-13 06:36:00
Limiting flux: 18.53 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/2017bgo