Discovery certificate for object 2017gmq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13393 [ 2017TNSTR.965....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-09-04 00:16:02
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 2017gmq
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17kgw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 04:09:23.760 (62.349) DEC = -21:49:55.73 (-21.8321466667)
Discovery date: 2017-09-03 14:31:12 (JD=2458000.105)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-09-03 14:31:12
Flux: 17.74 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-09-01 14:24:00
Limiting flux: 19.29 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/2017gmq