Discovery certificate for object 2017gti
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13650 [ 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: AT 2017gti
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17kvi
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 03:05:11.319 (46.297162) DEC = -01:04:43.85 (-1.078846)
Discovery date: 2017-09-08 12:23:02 (JD=2458005.0159954)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-09-08 12:23:02
Flux: 18.34 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-08-23 15:21:36
Limiting flux: 17.55 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/2017gti