Discovery certificate for object 2017hdq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13962 [ 2017TNSTR1082....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-10-08 23:19:04
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: SN 2017hdq
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17lxm
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:09:15.661 (2.3152552) DEC = +05:17:47.46 (5.2965176)
Discovery date: 2017-09-22 10:10:33.000 (JD=2458018.9239931)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-09-22 10:10:33.000
Flux: 19.992 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Archival info: SDSS

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