Discovery certificate for object 2017hjg
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14128 [ 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 2017hjg
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17mfy
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 05:35:40.341 (83.9180892308) DEC = -13:53:00.66 (-13.8835176923)
Discovery date: 2017-09-23 14:41:16 (JD=2458020.1119907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-09-23 14:41:16
Flux: 18.273 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-09-21 15:20:09
Limiting flux: 19.01 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala


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