Discovery certificate for object 2017gsw
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13638 [ 2017TNSTR1006....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-09-16 00:16:05
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 2017gsw
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17kto
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:08:02.585 (2.01077) DEC = +18:43:22.48 (18.72291)
Discovery date: 2017-08-16 12:53:16 (JD=2457982.0369907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-08-16 12:53:16
Flux: 19.33 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-08-14 13:30:43
Limiting flux: 19.2 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/2017gsw