Discovery certificate for object 2017gty
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13667 [ 2017TNSTR1009....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-09-17 16:06:04
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 2017gty
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17kzi
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:49:57.648 (252.49019875) DEC = +26:32:59.91 (26.549974375)
Discovery date: 2017-09-07 06:51:50 (JD=2458003.7859954)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-09-07 06:51:50
Flux: 27.33 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-09-03 07:33:36
Limiting flux: 18.7 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/2017gty