Discovery certificate for object 2017ad
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 7675 [ 2017TNSTR..15....1B ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-01-04 20:04:30
Sender: Prof. Krzysztof Stanek
Source Group: ASAS-SN

J. Brimacombe, K. Z. Stanek, for the ASAS-SN team report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2017ad
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-17ac
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:34:26.167 (218.60903) DEC = -38:28:11.50 (-38.46986)
Discovery date: 2017-01-02 08:23:59 (JD=2457755.8499884)

Potential host galaxy: 2MASX J14342552-3828081
Host redshift: 0.03332

Remarks: In two epochs, confirmed by J. Brimacombe

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-01-02 08:23:59
Flux: 17.3 VegaMag
Filter: V-Johnson
Instrument: Cassius
Telescope: ASASSN-Cassius

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-12-27 08:38:24
Limiting flux: 16.2 VegaMag
Filter: V-Johnson
Instrument: Cassius
Telescope: ASASSN-Cassius


Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2017ad