Discovery certificate for object 2017hqp
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14337 [ 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 2017hqp
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17mvw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 06:54:03.292 (103.513715) DEC = +38:24:28.78 (38.407995)
Discovery date: 2017-10-20 15:21:36 (JD=2458047.14)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-10-20 15:21:36
Flux: 18.937 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-10-20 15:08:38
Limiting flux: 18.93 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/2017hqp