Discovery certificate for object 2017hhb
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14068 [ 2017TNSTR1100....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-10-11 11:21:02
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 2017hhb
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17mbd
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:36:58.827 (249.245113182) DEC = +66:09:18.93 (66.1552579545)
Discovery date: 2017-09-24 07:12:00.000 (JD=2458020.8)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-09-24 07:12:00.000
Flux: 18.519 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Archival info: DSS

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