Discovery certificate for object 2017gfr
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13198 [ 2017TNSTR.888....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-08-20 23:06:05
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 2017gfr
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17jor
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:24:07.196 (216.029981667) DEC = -18:59:52.75 (-18.9979866667)
Discovery date: 2017-08-14 06:18:43 (JD=2457979.7629977)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-08-14 06:18:43
Flux: 19.13 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-08-14 06:07:12
Limiting flux: 18.86 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/2017gfr