Discovery certificate for object 2017hej
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13983 [ 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 2017hej
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17lyt
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:42:07.607 (355.531697714) DEC = -17:12:07.95 (-17.2022074286)
Discovery date: 2017-09-26 09:00:00 (JD=2458022.875)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-09-26 09:00:00
Flux: 19.106 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-09-23 11:00:57
Limiting flux: 18.76 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/2017hej