Discovery certificate for object 2017hcj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13927 [ 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: AT 2017hcj
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17ltm
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:44:11.891 (281.049544706) DEC = +25:54:02.26 (25.9006282353)
Discovery date: 2017-09-23 06:56:09 (JD=2458019.7889931)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-09-23 06:56:09
Flux: 18.96 ABMag
Filter: cyan-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/2017hcj