Discovery certificate for object 2017hhj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14077 [ 2017TNSTR1100....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-10-11 11:21:02
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 2017hhj
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17mbg
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 05:50:42.650 (87.6777091667) DEC = -31:39:47.53 (-31.6632025)
Discovery date: 2017-09-23 14:32:38 (JD=2458020.1059954)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-09-23 14:32:38
Flux: 17.704 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Archival info: DSS

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