Discovery certificate for object 2017hnk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14242 [ 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 2017hnk
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17mmp
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 21:38:42.385 (324.676604167) DEC = +24:19:47.04 (24.3297341667)
Discovery date: 2017-10-19 07:36:28 (JD=2458045.8169907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-10-19 07:36:28
Flux: 17.559 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-10-03 09:46:04
Limiting flux: 18.25 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/2017hnk