Discovery certificate for object 2017hnj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14241 [ 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 2017hnj
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17mmu
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 02:38:44.555 (39.6856465217) DEC = -34:48:25.72 (-34.8071452174)
Discovery date: 2017-10-11 11:25:26 (JD=2458037.9759954)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-10-11 11:25:26
Flux: 18.549 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-10-07 12:27:21
Limiting flux: 18.28 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/2017hnj