Discovery certificate for object 2017hxb
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14531 [ 2017TNSTR1222....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-11-07 11:36:09
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 2017hxb
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17mzx
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 22:13:13.228 (333.305117143) DEC = -32:47:19.68 (-32.7887992857)
Discovery date: 2017-10-27 06:56:09 (JD=2458053.7889931)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-10-27 06:56:09
Flux: 19.067 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-10-23 08:23:59
Limiting flux: 18.96 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/2017hxb