Discovery certificate for object 2017hqb
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14322 [ 2017TNSTR1175....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-10-27 12:42:41
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: SN 2017hqb
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17mup
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:30:56.279 (352.7344975) DEC = +23:11:12.62 (23.18684)
Discovery date: 2017-10-23 09:12:57 (JD=2458049.8839931)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-10-23 09:12:57
Flux: 18.845 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-10-19 09:40:19
Limiting flux: 18.91 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/2017hqb