Discovery certificate for object 2017gqg
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13511 [ 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: SN 2017gqg
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17klo
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:22:15.182 (350.56326) DEC = -23:42:09.88 (-23.7027452)
Discovery date: 2017-08-14 13:09:07 (JD=2457980.0479977)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-08-14 13:09:07
Flux: 19.07 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-08-14 12:27:21
Limiting flux: 18.79 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/2017gqg