Discovery certificate for object 2017hmw
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14228 [ 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 2017hmw
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17mlm
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:07:16.572 (16.819051) DEC = +31:25:28.88 (31.424689)
Discovery date: 2017-10-19 09:57:36 (JD=2458045.915)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-10-19 09:57:36
Flux: 17.177 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-10-09 11:32:38
Limiting flux: 15.37 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/2017hmw