Discovery certificate for object 2017gva
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13697 [ 2017TNSTR1016....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-09-19 12:26:06
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 2017gva
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17ldl
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:34:23.662 (278.59859) DEC = +52:58:53.92 (52.9816433333)
Discovery date: 2017-09-18 06:50:23 (JD=2458014.7849884)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-09-18 06:50:23
Flux: 17.05 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-09-16 07:40:48
Limiting flux: 19.55 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala


Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2017gva