Discovery certificate for object 2017hco
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13932 [ 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 2017hco
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17ltf
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 22:51:17.745 (342.823938) DEC = -30:10:37.63 (-30.1771206667)
Discovery date: 2017-09-21 10:06:14 (JD=2458017.9209954)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-09-21 10:06:14
Flux: 18.042 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Archival info: DSS

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