Discovery certificate for object 2017hmd
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14206 [ 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 2017hmd
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17mlc
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 07:57:28.497 (119.368738) DEC = -01:45:10.50 (-1.752918)
Discovery date: 2017-10-18 14:05:16 (JD=2458045.0869907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-10-18 14:05:16
Flux: 17.696 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-10-11 15:34:33
Limiting flux: 17.22 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/2017hmd