Discovery certificate for object 2017hon
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14273 [ 2017TNSTR1160....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-10-24 13:05:23
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 2017hon
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17msb
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:30:21.382 (22.5890911111) DEC = +18:59:16.28 (18.9878566667)
Discovery date: 2017-09-29 11:13:55 (JD=2458025.9679977)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-09-29 11:13:55
Flux: 18.942 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-09-27 12:27:21
Limiting flux: 19.31 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/2017hon