Discovery certificate for object 2017bgv
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 9382 [ 2017TNSTR.224....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-02-22 22:11:14
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 2017bgv
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17ben
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 06:20:48.469 (95.201954) DEC = +50:46:55.31 (50.78203)
Discovery date: 2017-02-22 08:05:16 (JD=2457806.8369907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-02-22 08:05:16
Flux: 17.55 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-02-14 09:23:02
Limiting flux: 18.83 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/2017bgv