Discovery certificate for object 2017gfv
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13202 [ 2017TNSTR.891....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-08-21 16:00:02
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: AT 2017gfv
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17jqb
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:52:47.355 (298.197313125) DEC = -06:11:33.27 (-6.192575)
Discovery date: 2017-08-15 10:00:28 (JD=2457980.9169907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-08-15 10:00:28
Flux: 17.64 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-08-15 09:54:43
Limiting flux: 19.06 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/2017gfv