Discovery certificate for object 2017igg
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14795 [ 2017TNSTR1277....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-11-19 00:38:04
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 2017igg
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17nfa
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:18:03.375 (184.514064286) DEC = -01:03:04.16 (-1.05115571429)
Discovery date: 2017-11-09 15:20:09 (JD=2458067.1389931)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-11-09 15:20:09
Flux: 17.177 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-11-07 15:34:33
Limiting flux: 17.03 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/2017igg