Discovery certificate for object 2017hyq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14574

Date Received (UTC): 2017-11-10 18:01:20
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 2017hyq
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17nbi
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 05:04:00.811 (76.003378) DEC = -03:01:03.42 (-3.017616)
Discovery date: 2017-11-09 11:15:21 (JD=2458066.9689931)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-11-09 11:15:21
Flux: 19.159 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-11-07 11:49:55
Limiting flux: 18.09 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/2017hyq