Discovery certificate for object 2017gft
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13200 [ 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 2017gft
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17jox
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:07:45.225 (226.938436) DEC = +18:15:10.26 (18.2528486667)
Discovery date: 2017-08-12 06:02:52 (JD=2457977.7519907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-08-12 06:02:52
Flux: 19.36 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-08-10 06:05:45
Limiting flux: 19.18 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/2017gft