Discovery certificate for object 2017hfx
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14030 [ 2017TNSTR1091....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-10-10 18:15:42
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 2017hfx
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17lzl
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 20:03:04.850 (300.770209687) DEC = -02:34:19.73 (-2.5721465625)
Discovery date: 2017-09-28 07:04:48 (JD=2458024.795)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-09-28 07:04:48
Flux: 17.305 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-09-26 07:32:09
Limiting flux: 19.24 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/2017hfx