Discovery certificate for object 2017gvd
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13700 [ 2017TNSTR1016....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-09-19 14:49:02
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 2017gvd
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17leg
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 21:17:37.678 (319.4069925) DEC = +21:07:35.62 (21.12656)
Discovery date: 2017-09-17 08:58:33 (JD=2458013.8739931)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-09-17 08:58:33
Flux: 18.26 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-09-13 09:47:31
Limiting flux: 19.21 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/2017gvd