Discovery certificate for object 2017gtq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13658 [ 2017TNSTR1006....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-09-16 20:58:16
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: AT 2017gtq
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17kwa
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 21:18:30.724 (319.628016667) DEC = -05:36:13.87 (-5.60385333333)
Discovery date: 2017-09-14 08:22:33.000 (JD=2458010.8489931)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-09-14 08:22:33.000
Flux: 19.42 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-09-10 08:48:28
Limiting flux: 19.02 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/2017gtq