Discovery certificate for object 2017hfw
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14029 [ 2017TNSTR1091....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-10-10 18:15:42
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 2017hfw
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17mai
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:30:29.402 (7.62250666667) DEC = -08:46:49.24 (-8.78034583333)
Discovery date: 2017-10-07 09:47:31 (JD=2458033.9079977)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-10-07 09:47:31
Flux: 18.8 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-10-02 10:22:04
Limiting flux: 18.42 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/2017hfw