Discovery certificate for object 2017hca
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13918

Date Received (UTC): 2017-10-05 23:18:08
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 2017hca
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17lsr
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:49:41.070 (132.421126452) DEC = -08:05:31.25 (-8.09201451613)
Discovery date: 2017-09-28 14:15:21 (JD=2458025.0939931)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-09-28 14:15:21
Flux: 16.155 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Archival info: DSS

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