Discovery certificate for object 2017hqm
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14334 [ 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 2017hqm
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17mvq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 03:01:57.029 (45.4876227273) DEC = +35:09:46.12 (35.16281)
Discovery date: 2017-10-20 11:58:33 (JD=2458046.9989931)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-10-20 11:58:33
Flux: 19.074 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-10-18 13:27:50
Limiting flux: 19.32 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/2017hqm