Discovery certificate for object 2017gfx
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13204 [ 2017TNSTR.891....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-08-21 17:55:03
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 2017gfx
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17jqo
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:25:17.503 (216.322928) DEC = -26:14:54.06 (-26.248349)
Discovery date: 2017-08-16 05:58:33 (JD=2457981.7489931)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-08-16 05:58:33
Flux: 18.16 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-08-14 06:28:48
Limiting flux: 18.79 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/2017gfx