Discovery certificate for object 2017ghd
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13237 [ 2017TNSTR.912....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-08-25 00:16:08
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 2017ghd
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17jtt
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:11:27.301 (227.863753333) DEC = +41:05:28.34 (41.0912066667)
Discovery date: 2017-08-23 05:52:48 (JD=2457988.745)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-08-23 05:52:48
Flux: 18.16 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-08-19 06:40:19
Limiting flux: 19.6 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/2017ghd