Discovery certificate for object 2017hct
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13937 [ 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 2017hct
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17lvj
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:15:27.427 (18.8642786667) DEC = +07:25:39.79 (7.42772066667)
Discovery date: 2017-09-29 10:46:33 (JD=2458025.9489931)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-09-29 10:46:33
Flux: 19.299 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-09-27 12:12:57
Limiting flux: 19.3 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala


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