Discovery certificate for object 2017grd
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13587 [ 2017TNSTR.989....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-09-11 00:16:03
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 2017grd
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17koa
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 06:59:14.594 (104.81081) DEC = +24:55:20.46 (24.92235)
Discovery date: 2017-09-09 14:48:28 (JD=2458006.1169907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-09-09 14:48:28
Flux: 17.59 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-05-08 07:17:45
Limiting flux: 18.08 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/2017grd