Discovery certificate for object 2017ghj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13243 [ 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 2017ghj
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17jto
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:49:37.978 (267.40824) DEC = +39:18:12.64 (39.3035125)
Discovery date: 2017-08-23 08:00:57 (JD=2457988.8339931)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-08-23 08:00:57
Flux: 19.21 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-08-19 09:01:26
Limiting flux: 19.62 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/2017ghj