Discovery certificate for object 2017hnz
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14257 [ 2017TNSTR1157....1T ]

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 2017hnz
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17mnt
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:39:34.084 (129.892016) DEC = -06:29:33.82 (-6.49272666667)
Discovery date: 2017-10-02 14:51:21 (JD=2458029.1189931)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-10-02 14:51:21
Flux: 19.116 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-10-02 14:38:24
Limiting flux: 18.73 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/2017hnz