Discovery certificate for object 2017gfm
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13193 [ 2017TNSTR.888....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-08-20 17:55:03
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 2017gfm
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17jon
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:33:08.997 (23.2874866667) DEC = -06:33:45.30 (-6.56258333333)
Discovery date: 2017-08-17 14:15:21 (JD=2457983.0939931)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-08-17 14:15:21
Flux: 19.31 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-08-15 14:38:24
Limiting flux: 18.95 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/2017gfm