Discovery certificate for object 2017hch
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13925 [ 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 2017hch
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17ltc
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:04:33.597 (16.1399887755) DEC = -04:54:40.82 (-4.91133897959)
Discovery date: 2017-09-22 10:43:40.000 (JD=2458018.9469907)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-09-22 10:43:40.000
Flux: 17.892 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Archival info: SDSS

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