Discovery certificate for object 2017heg
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13980 [ 2017TNSTR1086....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-10-09 13:04:14
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 2017heg
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17lyu
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:07:17.806 (346.824193261) DEC = -17:28:52.55 (-17.4812652174)
Discovery date: 2017-09-26 08:52:48 (JD=2458022.87)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-09-26 08:52:48
Flux: 19.085 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-09-26 08:42:43
Limiting flux: 19.25 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/2017heg