Discovery certificate for object 2017gtx
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13666 [ 2017TNSTR1009....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-09-17 09:25:02
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 2017gtx
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17kyz
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:20:51.492 (290.214550417) DEC = +46:39:59.79 (46.6666079167)
Discovery date: 2017-08-13 09:40:19 (JD=2457978.9029977)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-08-13 09:40:19
Flux: 19.2 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-08-09 10:42:14
Limiting flux: 18.56 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/2017gtx