Discovery certificate for object 2017gfu
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13201 [ 2017TNSTR.891....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-08-21 15:03:03
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: AT 2017gfu
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17jpq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:19:31.264 (19.8802683333) DEC = +55:00:37.97 (55.0105466667)
Discovery date: 2017-08-17 13:50:52 (JD=2457983.0769907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-08-17 13:50:52
Flux: 18.3 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-08-15 14:28:19
Limiting flux: 19.2 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/2017gfu