Discovery certificate for object 2017hjw
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14145 [ 2017TNSTR1119....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-10-15 17:28:24
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 2017hjw
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17mgh
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 05:08:43.987 (77.18328) DEC = +70:28:32.28 (70.4756333333)
Discovery date: 2017-10-14 13:46:33 (JD=2458041.0739931)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-10-14 13:46:33
Flux: 18.552 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-10-12 14:39:50
Limiting flux: 18.61 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/2017hjw