Discovery certificate for object 2017hdk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13956 [ 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 2017hdk
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17lws
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 21:31:39.258 (322.913576) DEC = -00:38:18.10 (-0.638362)
Discovery date: 2017-09-26 07:50:52 (JD=2458022.8269907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-09-26 07:50:52
Flux: 19.695 ABMag
Filter: orange-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/2017hdk