Discovery certificate for object 2017gdb
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13122 [ 2017TNSTR.877....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-08-17 13:55:05
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: AT 2017gdb
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17jnk
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:03:32.583 (210.885761818) DEC = -02:40:32.46 (-2.67568454545)
Discovery date: 2017-08-09 06:08:38 (JD=2457974.7559954)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-08-09 06:08:38
Flux: 18.92 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-08-09 05:57:07
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/2017gdb