Discovery certificate for object 2017ihc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14818 [ 2017TNSTR1277....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-11-19 17:55:52
Sender: ATLAS (ATLAS_Bot1)
Reporting Group: ATLAS     Discovery Data Source: 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 2017ihc
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17nfw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 20:10:56.642 (302.736007273) DEC = +12:44:15.96 (12.7377668182)
Discovery date: 2017-11-18 05:51:21.000 (JD=2458075.7439931)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-11-18 05:51:21.000
Flux: 17.286 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-11-16 04:58:04
Limiting flux: 19.29 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

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