Discovery certificate for object 2017gth
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13649 [ 2017TNSTR1006....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-09-16 17:55:16
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 2017gth
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17kvk
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:12:38.191 (18.1591288889) DEC = +05:45:58.39 (5.76622)
Discovery date: 2017-08-23 13:27:50 (JD=2457989.0609954)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-08-23 13:27:50
Flux: 18.98 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-08-21 13:43:40
Limiting flux: 19.46 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala


Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2017gth