Discovery certificate for object 2017hdg
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13952 [ 2017TNSTR1080....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-10-07 23:58:44
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 2017hdg
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17lxb
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:17:16.877 (4.32032) DEC = +11:17:16.11 (11.2878072222)
Discovery date: 2017-09-22 10:20:38 (JD=2458018.9309954)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-09-22 10:20:38
Flux: 19.145 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-09-22 10:13:26
Limiting flux: 19.47 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala


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