Discovery certificate for object 2017hbl
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13902 [ 2017TNSTR1066....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-10-04 09:48:02
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 2017hbl
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17lfi
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 22:13:07.919 (333.28299381) DEC = -22:07:20.65 (-22.1224019048)
Discovery date: 2017-09-15 09:31:40 (JD=2458011.8969907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-09-15 09:31:40
Flux: 18.96 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-09-11 10:06:14
Limiting flux: 18.58 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/2017hbl