Discovery certificate for object 2017gib
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13262 [ 2017TNSTR.924....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-08-28 00:16:02
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 2017gib
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17jxa
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:27:01.061 (291.754421429) DEC = +48:26:36.24 (48.4433990476)
Discovery date: 2017-06-23 12:15:50 (JD=2457928.0109954)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-06-23 12:15:50
Flux: 19.27 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-06-23 12:00:00
Limiting flux: 19.57 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/2017gib