Discovery certificate for object 2017hdi
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13954 [ 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 2017hdi
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17lxd
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 02:02:23.400 (30.59749875) DEC = +04:39:55.04 (4.66528875)
Discovery date: 2017-09-22 11:18:14 (JD=2458018.9709954)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-09-22 11:18:14
Flux: 19.34 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Archival info: SDSS

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