Discovery certificate for object 2017gvb
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13698 [ 2017TNSTR1016....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-09-19 12:26:06
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: SN 2017gvb
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17ldj
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:04:42.367 (121.176528333) DEC = +61:31:38.66 (61.527405)
Discovery date: 2017-09-18 14:54:14 (JD=2458015.1209954)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-09-18 14:54:14
Flux: 17.79 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-04-19 08:35:31
Limiting flux: 17.35 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/2017gvb