Discovery certificate for object 2017bgz
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 9386 [ 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 2017bgz
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17bey
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 07:16:56.616 (109.2359) DEC = +42:16:31.04 (42.2752885714)
Discovery date: 2017-02-18 10:07:40 (JD=2457802.9219907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-02-18 10:07:40
Flux: 18.99 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-02-14 09:33:07
Limiting flux: 18.88 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/2017bgz