Discovery certificate for object 2017gki
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13328 [ 2017TNSTR.941....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-08-31 16:06:02
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 2017gki
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17kda
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:35:41.001 (353.9208375) DEC = -39:59:36.77 (-39.9935475)
Discovery date: 2017-08-24 12:04:19 (JD=2457990.0029977)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-08-24 12:04:19
Flux: 18.28 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-08-14 13:03:21
Limiting flux: 18.35 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/2017gki