Discovery certificate for object 2017gio
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13276 [ 2017TNSTR.924....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-08-28 09:25:03
Sender: ATLAS (ATLAS_Bot1)
Reporting Group: ATLAS     Discovery Data Source: 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 2017gio
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17jxi
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:15:12.197 (348.80082) DEC = +18:58:38.74 (18.9774266667)
Discovery date: 2017-08-26 12:33:07 (JD=2457992.0229977)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-08-26 12:33:07
Flux: 18.75 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-08-24 12:15:50
Limiting flux: 18.84 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Details of the new object can be viewed here: