Discovery certificate for object 2017hqi
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14330 [ 2017TNSTR1184....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-10-29 23:58:39
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: AT 2017hqi
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17mvl
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:38:31.879 (354.632829375) DEC = +18:41:27.58 (18.69099375)
Discovery date: 2017-10-19 08:52:48 (JD=2458045.87)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-10-19 08:52:48
Flux: 18.514 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-10-09 10:27:50
Limiting flux: 15.7 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/2017hqi