Discovery certificate for object 2017gvc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13699 [ 2017TNSTR1016....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-09-19 14:49:02
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 2017gvc
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17lef
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 22:18:56.759 (334.736494) DEC = -27:38:56.03 (-27.6488972)
Discovery date: 2017-07-16 12:40:19 (JD=2457951.0279977)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-07-16 12:40:19
Flux: 18.82 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-07-08 12:11:31
Limiting flux: 18.15 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/2017gvc