Discovery certificate for object 2017hmu
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14226 [ 2017TNSTR1149....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-10-21 00:19:04
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 2017hmu
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17mmc
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:02:23.413 (345.5975525) DEC = -11:38:54.89 (-11.64858)
Discovery date: 2017-10-10 08:18:14 (JD=2458036.8459954)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-10-10 08:18:14
Flux: 19.063 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-10-09 08:57:07
Limiting flux: 18.6 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/2017hmu