Discovery certificate for object 2017hql
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14333 [ 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: SN 2017hql
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17mvp
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:26:06.004 (6.52501486486) DEC = +25:43:16.62 (25.7212827027)
Discovery date: 2017-10-23 09:54:43 (JD=2458049.9129977)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-10-23 09:54:43
Flux: 17.952 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-10-19 10:20:38
Limiting flux: 19.12 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/2017hql