Discovery certificate for object 2017hcm
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13930 [ 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 2017hcm
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17ltl
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:31:49.868 (292.9577835) DEC = -39:43:04.65 (-39.7179575)
Discovery date: 2017-09-21 07:20:38 (JD=2458017.8059954)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-09-21 07:20:38
Flux: 19.082 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/2017hcm