Discovery certificate for object 2017gfk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13191 [ 2017TNSTR.888....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-08-20 12:02:02
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 2017gfk
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17jjb
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 20:01:44.082 (300.433676667) DEC = -33:58:57.93 (-33.9827592157)
Discovery date: 2017-08-10 09:54:43 (JD=2457975.9129977)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-08-10 09:54:43
Flux: 16.67 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-08-03 10:07:40
Limiting flux: 18.74 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/2017gfk