Discovery certificate for object 2017hdc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13948 [ 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 2017hdc
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17lvr
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 03:12:41.188 (48.1716171429) DEC = -24:17:59.12 (-24.2997557143)
Discovery date: 2017-09-21 13:14:52 (JD=2458018.0519907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-09-21 13:14:52
Flux: 19.765 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/2017hdc