Discovery certificate for object 2017ghk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13244 [ 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 2017ghk
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17jtr
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:13:51.625 (258.465103333) DEC = +40:17:56.52 (40.2990333333)
Discovery date: 2017-08-23 07:01:55 (JD=2457988.7929977)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-08-23 07:01:55
Flux: 19.55 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-08-19 08:29:45
Limiting flux: 19.65 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/2017ghk