Discovery certificate for object 2017ggf
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13212 [ 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 2017ggf
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17jse
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:36:27.446 (294.11436) DEC = -25:52:04.74 (-25.8679833333)
Discovery date: 2017-08-20 09:12:57 (JD=2457985.8839931)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-08-20 09:12:57
Flux: 18.84 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-08-20 09:10:04
Limiting flux: 19.27 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala


Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2017ggf