Discovery certificate for object 2017hdt
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13965 [ 2017TNSTR1082....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-10-08 23:19:04
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: SN 2017hdt
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17lxi
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:21:36.929 (20.403872) DEC = -03:35:35.57 (-3.593214)
Discovery date: 2017-10-08 10:17:45 (JD=2458034.9289931)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-10-08 10:17:45
Flux: 18.444 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-10-07 10:46:33
Limiting flux: 18.09 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala


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