Discovery certificate for object 2017ggd
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13210 [ 2017TNSTR.895....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-08-22 12:02:03
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 2017ggd
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17jrm
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:51:00.547 (222.7522775) DEC = +73:12:13.52 (73.203755)
Discovery date: 2017-08-17 07:30:43 (JD=2457982.8129977)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-08-17 07:30:43
Flux: 19.06 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-08-17 07:22:04
Limiting flux: 18.68 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/2017ggd