Discovery certificate for object 2017igj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14798

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 2017igj
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17nez
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:33:10.663 (353.294431) DEC = -39:34:20.13 (-39.5722596667)
Discovery date: 2017-10-13 09:18:43 (JD=2458039.8879977)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-10-13 09:18:43
Flux: 18.776 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-10-13 09:14:24
Limiting flux: 18.62 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/2017igj