Discovery certificate for object 2017gtg
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13648 [ 2017TNSTR1006....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-09-16 17:55:16
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: SN 2017gtg
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17kvm
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:10:45.138 (257.688073571) DEC = +32:52:41.95 (32.8783192857)
Discovery date: 2017-09-12 05:24:00 (JD=2458008.725)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-09-12 05:24:00
Flux: 18.12 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-09-08 05:48:28
Limiting flux: 19.11 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/2017gtg