Discovery certificate for object 2017hcs
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13936 [ 2017TNSTR1075....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-10-06 00:24:41
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 2017hcs
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17lva
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:01:10.563 (345.294014375) DEC = +03:46:34.67 (3.7762975)
Discovery date: 2017-09-22 09:14:24 (JD=2458018.885)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-09-22 09:14:24
Flux: 19.02 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Archival info: SDSS

Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2017hcs