Discovery certificate for object 2017hbf
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13896 [ 2017TNSTR1061....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-10-03 19:40:48
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: SN 2017hbf
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17lqv
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:51:17.656 (237.823565833) DEC = -15:27:10.68 (-15.4529675)
Discovery date: 2017-09-28 05:11:02 (JD=2458024.7159954)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-09-28 05:11:02
Flux: 17.984 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Archival info: SDSS

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