Discovery certificate for object 2017hdy
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13970 [ 2017TNSTR1082....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-10-08 23:57:32
Sender: ATLAS (ATLAS_Bot1)
Reporting Group: ATLAS     Discovery Data Source: 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 2017hdy
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17lyh
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 03:26:04.408 (51.5183675) DEC = +01:54:10.60 (1.902945)
Discovery date: 2017-09-22 12:07:12.000 (JD=2458019.005)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-09-22 12:07:12.000
Flux: 19.263 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Archival info: DSS

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