Discovery certificate for object 2017gsy
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13640

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 2017gsy
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17kts
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 03:52:39.108 (58.1629485714) DEC = -42:53:48.31 (-42.8967514286)
Discovery date: 2017-08-28 15:02:52 (JD=2457994.1269907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-08-28 15:02:52
Flux: 18.76 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-08-28 14:55:40
Limiting flux: 18.69 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/2017gsy