Discovery certificate for object 2017gsd
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13618 [ 2017TNSTR1000....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-09-14 20:58:10
Sender: ATLAS (ATLAS_Bot1)
Reporting Group: ATLAS     Discovery Data Source: 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 2017gsd
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17kpn
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:51:25.857 (357.85773551) DEC = +08:45:57.43 (8.76595408163)
Discovery date: 2017-08-17 12:54:43.000 (JD=2457983.0379977)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-08-17 12:54:43.000
Flux: 18.88 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-08-15 13:32:09
Limiting flux: 19.09 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Details of the new object can be viewed here: