Discovery certificate for object 2017hjb
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14123 [ 2017TNSTR1114....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-10-14 22:25:13
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 2017hjb
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17mft
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 03:25:18.503 (51.327095) DEC = -21:49:06.60 (-21.81850125)
Discovery date: 2017-10-11 11:51:21 (JD=2458037.9939931)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-10-11 11:51:21
Flux: 18.732 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-10-05 11:02:24
Limiting flux: 17.69 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/2017hjb