Discovery certificate for object 2017gfy
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13205 [ 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: SN 2017gfy
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17jqj
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:31:35.166 (7.89652473684) DEC = -26:11:16.62 (-26.1879510526)
Discovery date: 2017-08-16 12:51:50 (JD=2457982.0359954)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-08-16 12:51:50
Flux: 18.47 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-08-14 14:11:02
Limiting flux: 18.66 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/2017gfy