Discovery certificate for object 2017hom
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14272 [ 2017TNSTR1160....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-10-24 13:05:23
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: SN 2017hom
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17mpw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 02:46:20.978 (41.5874075) DEC = -14:41:07.02 (-14.6852825)
Discovery date: 2017-10-23 10:53:45.000 (JD=2458049.9539931)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-10-23 10:53:45.000
Flux: 19.561 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-10-21 11:38:24
Limiting flux: 18.85 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Details of the new object can be viewed here: