Discovery certificate for object 2017gsk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13625 [ 2017TNSTR1000....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-09-14 20:58:10
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 2017gsk
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17kpc
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:22:20.938 (230.587240769) DEC = +10:30:23.11 (10.5064207692)
Discovery date: 2017-09-01 06:02:52 (JD=2457997.7519907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-09-01 06:02:52
Flux: 18.82 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-08-30 06:47:31
Limiting flux: 18.72 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/2017gsk