Discovery certificate for object 2017hns
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14250 [ 2017TNSTR1157....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-10-23 09:21:26
Sender: ATLAS (ATLAS_Bot1)
Reporting Group: ATLAS     Discovery Data Source: 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 2017hns
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17mnm
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:36:14.199 (159.059162143) DEC = -08:20:26.89 (-8.34080142857)
Discovery date: 2017-10-18 14:38:24.000 (JD=2458045.11)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-10-18 14:38:24.000
Flux: 18.027 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Archival info: DSS

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