Discovery certificate for object 2017gqf
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13510 [ 2017TNSTR.979....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-09-08 12:02:03
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 2017gqf
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17klz
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:55:48.433 (358.951802609) DEC = -09:29:23.39 (-9.48982956522)
Discovery date: 2017-08-02 13:50:52 (JD=2457968.0769907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-08-02 13:50:52
Flux: 19.42 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-08-02 13:37:55
Limiting flux: 19.24 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/2017gqf