Discovery certificate for object 2017hmc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14205 [ 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 2017hmc
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17mlb
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:58:20.200 (14.5841666667) DEC = +26:53:37.11 (26.8936416667)
Discovery date: 2017-10-03 11:38:24 (JD=2458029.985)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-10-03 11:38:24
Flux: 19.06 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-10-03 11:29:45
Limiting flux: 17.97 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/2017hmc