Discovery certificate for object 2017hcc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13920 [ 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 2017hcc
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17lsn
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:03:50.582 (0.960756875) DEC = -11:28:28.78 (-11.474661875)
Discovery date: 2017-10-02 09:04:19 (JD=2458028.8779977)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-10-02 09:04:19
Flux: 17.444 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-09-30 10:17:45
Limiting flux: 19.04 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/2017hcc