Discovery certificate for object 2017hqk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14332 [ 2017TNSTR1187....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-10-30 12:13:56
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 2017hqk
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17mvx
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:06:12.920 (16.5538329167) DEC = +12:39:47.39 (12.6631629167)
Discovery date: 2017-10-27 09:34:33 (JD=2458053.8989931)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-10-27 09:34:33
Flux: 18.583 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-10-23 11:02:24
Limiting flux: 18.92 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/2017hqk