Discovery certificate for object 2017grk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13597 [ 2017TNSTR.989....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-09-11 12:26:02
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 2017grk
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17khl
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:21:59.840 (20.499335) DEC = -01:02:24.70 (-1.04019428571)
Discovery date: 2017-08-29 13:27:50 (JD=2457995.0609954)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-08-29 13:27:50
Flux: 18.42 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-08-29 13:14:52
Limiting flux: 19.52 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/2017grk