Discovery certificate for object 2017gge
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13211 [ 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 2017gge
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17jrp
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:20:34.994 (245.145807105) DEC = +24:07:26.50 (24.1240281579)
Discovery date: 2017-08-03 08:23:59 (JD=2457968.8499884)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-08-03 08:23:59
Flux: 18.7 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-08-03 08:11:02
Limiting flux: 18.21 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/2017gge