Discovery certificate for object 2017hnt
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14251 [ 2017TNSTR1157....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-10-23 09:22:27
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 2017hnt
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17mei
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:05:49.093 (286.4545545) DEC = +49:17:50.77 (49.2974365)
Discovery date: 2017-10-12 06:36:00 (JD=2458038.775)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-10-12 06:36:00
Flux: 17.394 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-10-10 07:33:36
Limiting flux: 19.36 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/2017hnt