Discovery certificate for object 2017hgb
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14035 [ 2017TNSTR1091....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-10-10 23:26:41
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: AT 2017hgb
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17mao
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:07:03.788 (346.765785059) DEC = +04:20:31.00 (4.34194305882)
Discovery date: 2017-09-22 09:14:24 (JD=2458018.885)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-09-22 09:14:24
Flux: 18.738 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Archival info: SDSS

Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2017hgb