Discovery certificate for object 2017hkj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14158 [ 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 2017hkj
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17mhq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:46:12.417 (356.551738333) DEC = -35:33:18.93 (-35.5552591667)
Discovery date: 2017-10-07 10:01:55 (JD=2458033.9179977)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-10-07 10:01:55
Flux: 18.854 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-10-07 09:51:50
Limiting flux: 18.36 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/2017hkj