Discovery certificate for object 2017gau
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13056 [ 2017TNSTR.863....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-08-13 16:00:02
Sender: ATLAS (ATLAS_Bot1)
Reporting Group: ATLAS     Discovery Data Source: 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: SN 2017gau
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17jlc
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:01:15.716 (225.315481667) DEC = +58:03:41.69 (58.06158)
Discovery date: 2017-08-09 07:29:16 (JD=2457974.8119907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-08-09 07:29:16
Flux: 18.79 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-08-07 07:35:02
Limiting flux: 18.49 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/2017gau