Discovery certificate for object 2017vg
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 8306 [ 2017TNSTR.120....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-01-28 14:45:04
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 2017vg
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17apv
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 09:18:41.358 (139.67232375) DEC = +11:27:45.40 (11.46261)
Discovery date: 2017-01-23 12:54:43 (JD=2457777.0379977)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-01-23 12:54:43
Flux: 19.2 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-01-15 14:41:16
Limiting flux: 18.08 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Details of the new object can be viewed here: