Discovery certificate for object 2017esg
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 12039

Date Received (UTC): 2017-06-14 18:45:04
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 2017esg
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17gzb
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:43:24.462 (205.851923077) DEC = -30:22:06.31 (-30.36842)
Discovery date: 2017-06-05 07:46:33 (JD=2457909.8239931)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-06-05 07:46:33
Flux: 17.92 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-06-03 10:35:02
Limiting flux: 18.01 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/2017esg