Discovery certificate for object 2017hjc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14124 [ 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: AT 2017hjc
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17mff
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 06:43:10.346 (100.793107059) DEC = +56:55:09.45 (56.9192929412)
Discovery date: 2017-09-26 14:49:55 (JD=2458023.1179977)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-09-26 14:49:55
Flux: 18.267 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/2017hjc