Discovery certificate for object 2017gfl
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13192 [ 2017TNSTR.888....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-08-20 16:00:02
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: SN 2017gfl
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17jof
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 21:55:18.458 (328.826906667) DEC = -26:18:46.87 (-26.31302)
Discovery date: 2017-08-18 11:00:57 (JD=2457983.9589931)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-08-18 11:00:57
Flux: 18.74 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-08-16 11:26:52
Limiting flux: 19.27 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala


Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2017gfl