Discovery certificate for object 2017hkr
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14166 [ 2017TNSTR1129....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-10-17 12:24:42
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 2017hkr
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17mig
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 20:22:16.893 (305.570388095) DEC = -33:15:58.62 (-33.2662838095)
Discovery date: 2017-10-05 08:32:38 (JD=2458031.8559954)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-10-05 08:32:38
Flux: 17.666 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-10-03 08:08:09
Limiting flux: 18.1 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/2017hkr