Discovery certificate for object 2017gkz
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13347 [ 2017TNSTR.948....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-09-01 17:55:03
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 2017gkz
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17kfl
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:19:09.714 (349.790476) DEC = -30:43:03.72 (-30.717699)
Discovery date: 2017-08-12 12:44:38 (JD=2457978.0309954)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-08-12 12:44:38
Flux: 18.74 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-08-06 11:00:57
Limiting flux: 17.87 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/2017gkz