Discovery certificate for object 2017hma
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14203 [ 2017TNSTR1144....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-10-20 00:07:14
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 2017hma
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17mkt
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:56:54.191 (359.2257975) DEC = +43:15:06.70 (43.25186)
Discovery date: 2017-10-18 10:27:50 (JD=2458044.9359954)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-10-18 10:27:50
Flux: 18.844 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-10-16 10:42:14
Limiting flux: 18.91 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/2017hma