Discovery certificate for object 2017hdj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13955 [ 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 2017hdj
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17lww
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:16:03.095 (349.012894483) DEC = -08:11:00.68 (-8.18352241379)
Discovery date: 2017-09-22 09:02:52 (JD=2458018.8769907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-09-22 09:02:52
Flux: 19.198 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Archival info: SDSS

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