Discovery certificate for object 2017hjy
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14147 [ 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: SN 2017hjy
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17mgt
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 02:36:02.556 (39.010649) DEC = +43:28:19.51 (43.472087)
Discovery date: 2017-10-14 11:55:40 (JD=2458040.9969907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-10-14 11:55:40
Flux: 17.977 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-09-30 13:09:07
Limiting flux: 19.04 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/2017hjy