Discovery certificate for object 2017hkg
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14155 [ 2017TNSTR1123....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-10-16 23:51:14
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 2017hkg
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17mgx
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:04:57.117 (16.2379854839) DEC = +51:50:39.94 (51.8444283871)
Discovery date: 2017-09-30 11:16:48 (JD=2458026.97)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-09-30 11:16:48
Flux: 18.853 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-09-26 11:42:43
Limiting flux: 18.99 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/2017hkg