Discovery certificate for object 2017chh
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 10156 [ 2017TNSTR.327....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-03-20 00:21:02
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 2017chh
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17cub
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:28:39.026 (247.162608) DEC = +49:10:13.20 (49.170333)
Discovery date: 2017-03-06 14:00:57 (JD=2457819.0839931)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-03-06 14:00:57
Flux: 18.24 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-02-22 15:41:45
Limiting flux: 19.65 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Details of the new object can be viewed here: