Discovery certificate for object 2017gbx
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13091 [ 2017TNSTR.872....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-08-16 17:55:02
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 2017gbx
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17jmk
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:33:08.936 (263.287232) DEC = +64:18:13.93 (64.3038697143)
Discovery date: 2017-07-31 08:48:28 (JD=2457965.8669907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-07-31 08:48:28
Flux: 18.2 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-07-25 10:07:40
Limiting flux: 19.23 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/2017gbx