Discovery certificate for object 2017hpk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14302 [ 2017TNSTR1170....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-10-26 17:37:54
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: SN 2017hpk
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17muk
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 02:09:26.429 (32.3601216667) DEC = -42:41:15.78 (-42.6877166667)
Discovery date: 2017-10-23 10:45:07 (JD=2458049.9479977)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-10-23 10:45:07
Flux: 17.939 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-10-23 10:29:16
Limiting flux: 15.33 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/2017hpk