Discovery certificate for object 2017hjx
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14146 [ 2017TNSTR1123....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-10-16 00:09:25
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 2017hjx
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17mgs
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 06:49:51.027 (102.462612) DEC = +64:24:39.33 (64.410924)
Discovery date: 2017-10-02 15:20:09 (JD=2458029.1389931)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-10-02 15:20:09
Flux: 18.557 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-09-26 14:54:14
Limiting flux: 18.66 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/2017hjx