Discovery certificate for object 2017erg
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 12009

Date Received (UTC): 2017-06-13 00:21:02
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 2017erg
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17gxa
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:56:35.822 (194.149256667) DEC = -05:03:17.05 (-5.05473666667)
Discovery date: 2017-06-12 08:00:57 (JD=2457916.8339931)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-06-12 08:00:57
Flux: 18.27 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-06-10 08:36:57
Limiting flux: 18.24 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/2017erg