Discovery certificate for object 2017gir
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13279 [ 2017TNSTR.924....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-08-28 14:49:03
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 2017gir
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17jsb
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:39:44.846 (24.9368572414) DEC = -23:15:17.19 (-23.2547758621)
Discovery date: 2017-08-14 14:19:40 (JD=2457980.0969907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-08-14 14:19:40
Flux: 18.27 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-08-12 15:04:19
Limiting flux: 18.4 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/2017gir