Discovery certificate for object 2017hkq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14165 [ 2017TNSTR1129....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-10-17 10:36:00
Sender: ATLAS (ATLAS_Bot1)
Reporting Group: ATLAS     Discovery Data Source: 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 2017hkq
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17mif
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:12:36.777 (348.153236111) DEC = -22:43:05.21 (-22.7181138889)
Discovery date: 2017-09-21 10:07:40.000 (JD=2458017.9219907)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-09-21 10:07:40.000
Flux: 19.001 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Archival info: DSS

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