Discovery certificate for object 2017hek
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13984 [ 2017TNSTR1086....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-10-09 13:04:14
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 2017hek
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17lym
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:44:19.100 (26.0795853968) DEC = -08:14:15.29 (-8.23758190476)
Discovery date: 2017-09-22 11:12:28.000 (JD=2458018.9669907)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-09-22 11:12:28.000
Flux: 19.916 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Archival info: SDSS

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