Discovery certificate for object 2017hcb
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13919 [ 2017TNSTR1070....1T ]

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 2017hcb
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17lss
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 02:36:23.715 (39.09881375) DEC = +31:42:34.83 (31.7096752083)
Discovery date: 2017-09-23 12:50:24 (JD=2458020.035)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-09-23 12:50:24
Flux: 18.337 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-09-23 12:36:00
Limiting flux: 19.53 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/2017hcb