Discovery certificate for object 2017zg
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 8429 [ 2017TNSTR.134....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-01-31 19:45:02
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 2017zg
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17aup
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 09:41:54.492 (145.47705) DEC = +01:19:08.43 (1.319008)
Discovery date: 2017-01-31 12:25:55 (JD=2457785.0179977)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-01-31 12:25:55
Flux: 17.6 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-01-27 14:47:02
Limiting flux: 19.71 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala


Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2017zg