Discovery certificate for object 2017hcf
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13923 [ 2017TNSTR1070....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-10-05 23:18:08
Sender: ATLAS (ATLAS_Bot1)
Reporting Group: ATLAS     Discovery Data Source: 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 2017hcf
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17lte
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:21:57.718 (5.49049184211) DEC = -19:35:27.71 (-19.5910315789)
Discovery date: 2017-09-21 11:00:57.000 (JD=2458017.9589931)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-09-21 11:00:57.000
Flux: 18.173 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Archival info: SDSS

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