Discovery certificate for object 2017git
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13281 [ 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 2017git
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17jnr
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:54:44.473 (28.6853051515) DEC = -07:00:14.39 (-7.00399666667)
Discovery date: 2017-08-02 15:01:26 (JD=2457968.1259954)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-08-02 15:01:26
Flux: 18.5 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-08-02 14:47:02
Limiting flux: 19.18 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/2017git