Discovery certificate for object 2017ggc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13209 [ 2017TNSTR.895....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-08-22 09:25:02
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 2017ggc
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17jrk
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:48:07.106 (297.029609) DEC = -11:59:51.89 (-11.9977485)
Discovery date: 2017-08-13 10:22:04 (JD=2457978.9319907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-08-13 10:22:04
Flux: 18.16 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-08-11 10:46:33
Limiting flux: 18.57 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/2017ggc