Discovery certificate for object 2017hdw
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13968 [ 2017TNSTR1082....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-10-08 23:26:24
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 2017hdw
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17lxg
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:05:21.697 (16.3404022222) DEC = -01:07:26.28 (-1.12396666667)
Discovery date: 2017-10-08 10:10:33 (JD=2458034.9239931)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-10-08 10:10:33
Flux: 18.429 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-10-07 10:52:19
Limiting flux: 18.08 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/2017hdw