Discovery certificate for object 2017gfn
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13194 [ 2017TNSTR.888....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-08-20 17:55:03
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: SN 2017gfn
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17joq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:46:44.230 (11.68429) DEC = -18:49:22.03 (-18.822785)
Discovery date: 2017-08-16 12:51:50.000 (JD=2457982.0359954)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-08-16 12:51:50.000
Flux: 19.31 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-08-14 14:12:28
Limiting flux: 18.67 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Details of the new object can be viewed here: