Discovery certificate for object 2017hni
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14240 [ 2017TNSTR1153....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-10-22 10:36:19
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 2017hni
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17mmm
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 04:25:07.838 (66.2826586957) DEC = -23:58:21.98 (-23.9727721739)
Discovery date: 2017-10-17 12:20:09 (JD=2458044.0139931)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-10-17 12:20:09
Flux: 17.183 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-10-13 13:12:00
Limiting flux: 18.67 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/2017hni