Discovery certificate for object 2017hdm
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13958 [ 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 2017hdm
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17lxe
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:16:49.856 (349.207731667) DEC = -15:56:02.59 (-15.9340516667)
Discovery date: 2017-09-22 09:17:16 (JD=2458018.8869907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-09-22 09:17:16
Flux: 19.783 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/2017hdm