Discovery certificate for object 2017gto
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13656 [ 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: SN 2017gto
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17kwi
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:12:03.844 (3.016015) DEC = +01:06:12.25 (1.10340333333)
Discovery date: 2017-09-14 10:26:24 (JD=2458010.935)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-09-14 10:26:24
Flux: 19.38 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-09-12 10:55:12
Limiting flux: 18.8 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/2017gto