Discovery certificate for object 2017hdb
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13947 [ 2017TNSTR1080....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-10-07 00:37:09
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 2017hdb
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17lwf
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 05:13:13.681 (78.3070025) DEC = -29:40:46.80 (-29.6796663889)
Discovery date: 2017-09-21 14:39:50 (JD=2458018.1109954)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-09-21 14:39:50
Flux: 16.904 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/2017hdb