Discovery certificate for object 2017ggq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13224 [ 2017TNSTR.900....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-08-23 00:16:03
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 2017ggq
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17jsu
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 20:12:54.900 (303.228752) DEC = +16:12:41.28 (16.2114672)
Discovery date: 2017-08-06 11:25:26 (JD=2457971.9759954)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-08-06 11:25:26
Flux: 16.99 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-08-01 11:35:31
Limiting flux: 19.38 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/2017ggq