Discovery certificate for object 2017hug
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14447 [ 2017TNSTR1214....1C ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-11-05 00:28:09
Sender: Pan-STARRS1 (PS1_Bot1)
Reporting Group: Pan-STARRS1     Discovery Data Source: Pan-STARRS1

K. C. Chambers, M. E. Huber, H. Flewelling, E. A. Magnier, A. Schultz, T. Lowe, J. Bulger (IfA, University of Hawaii), S. J. Smartt, K. W. Smith, (Queen's University Belfast), J. Tonry, C. Waters, (IfA, University of Hawaii) D. E. Wright, D. R. Young (Queen's University Belfast) report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2017hug
Discoverer internal name: PS17exf
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 20:26:33.122 (306.63801026) DEC = -03:30:33.41 (-3.50928097453)
Discovery date: 2017-11-02 05:05:16 (JD=2458059.7119907)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-11-02 05:05:16
Flux: 19.9 ABMag
Filter: i-Sloan
Instrument: GPC1
Telescope: Pan-STARRS

Last non-detection:
Archival info: DSS

Details of the new object can be viewed here: