Discovery certificate for object 2017hnu
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14252

Date Received (UTC): 2017-10-23 17:20:41
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 2017hnu
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17mnv
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:07:11.070 (16.7961233333) DEC = -41:54:58.83 (-41.9163405556)
Discovery date: 2017-09-21 11:49:55 (JD=2458017.9929977)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-09-21 11:49:55
Flux: 18.137 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-09-21 11:38:24
Limiting flux: 19.32 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala


Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2017hnu