Discovery certificate for object 2017gow
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13458 [ 2017TNSTR.965....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-09-04 23:06:03
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: AT 2017gow
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17khv
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:14:31.161 (18.6298378947) DEC = +43:23:18.36 (43.3884342105)
Discovery date: 2017-08-23 13:07:40 (JD=2457989.0469907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-08-23 13:07:40
Flux: 18.46 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-08-17 14:03:50
Limiting flux: 19.19 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/2017gow