Discovery certificate for object 2017hec
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13974 [ 2017TNSTR1086....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-10-09 00:16:03
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 2017hec
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17lfl
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:38:20.080 (9.58366733333) DEC = -04:59:31.32 (-4.992034)
Discovery date: 2017-08-27 11:28:19 (JD=2457992.9779977)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-08-27 11:28:19
Flux: 18.84 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-08-23 13:47:59
Limiting flux: 18.89 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/2017hec