Discovery certificate for object 2017ggj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13216 [ 2017TNSTR.895....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-08-22 16:06:02
Sender: ATLAS (ATLAS_Bot1)
Reporting Group: ATLAS     Discovery Data Source: 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 2017ggj
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17jqk
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:48:15.192 (282.063298) DEC = +17:17:10.43 (17.286231)
Discovery date: 2017-08-18 08:49:55.000 (JD=2457983.8679977)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-08-18 08:49:55.000
Flux: 17.9 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-08-14 09:51:50
Limiting flux: 19.33 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Details of the new object can be viewed here: