Discovery certificate for object 2017gtj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13651 [ 2017TNSTR1006....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-09-16 20:58:16
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 2017gtj
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17kwu
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:34:57.451 (353.739380833) DEC = +22:54:24.80 (22.9068883333)
Discovery date: 2017-08-28 12:27:21 (JD=2457994.0189931)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-08-28 12:27:21
Flux: 19.16 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-08-28 12:14:24
Limiting flux: 18.77 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/2017gtj