Discovery certificate for object 2017hdx
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13969 [ 2017TNSTR1082....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-10-08 23:57:32
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 2017hdx
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17lyi
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 04:26:09.388 (66.53911625) DEC = -09:44:08.18 (-9.73560625)
Discovery date: 2017-09-22 13:04:48 (JD=2458019.045)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-09-22 13:04:48
Flux: 19.032 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-09-22 12:54:43
Limiting flux: 19.4 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala


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