Discovery certificate for object 2017gtc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13644 [ 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: SN 2017gtc
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17krr
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:01:00.202 (240.250841667) DEC = +76:07:36.21 (76.126725)
Discovery date: 2017-09-12 06:28:48 (JD=2458008.77)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-09-12 06:28:48
Flux: 18.27 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-09-08 08:28:19
Limiting flux: 18.27 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/2017gtc