Discovery certificate for object 2017bgw
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 9383 [ 2017TNSTR.230....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-02-23 00:21:03
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 2017bgw
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17bev
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:31:58.345 (247.993103333) DEC = +39:03:06.56 (39.0518233333)
Discovery date: 2017-02-22 14:44:09 (JD=2457807.1139931)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-02-22 14:44:09
Flux: 18.33 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-02-18 16:04:48
Limiting flux: 18.15 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/2017bgw