Discovery certificate for object 2017gil
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13273 [ 2017TNSTR.924....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-08-28 09:25:03
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: SN 2017gil
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17jxd
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:11:46.898 (17.94541) DEC = +07:21:46.78 (7.36299444444)
Discovery date: 2017-08-26 13:42:14 (JD=2457992.0709954)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-08-26 13:42:14
Flux: 19.09 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-08-23 14:06:43
Limiting flux: 18.88 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/2017gil