Discovery certificate for object 2017hls
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14195

Date Received (UTC): 2017-10-19 00:20:22
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 2017hls
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17mkn
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 06:14:09.727 (93.540528) DEC = -43:13:54.83 (-43.231898)
Discovery date: 2017-09-27 14:38:24 (JD=2458024.11)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-09-27 14:38:24
Flux: 18.233 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-09-27 14:25:26
Limiting flux: 18.62 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/2017hls