Discovery certificate for object 2017ant
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 8843 [ 2017TNSTR.179....1M ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-02-12 03:20:03
Sender: SkyMapper (smt_bot)
Source Group: SkyMapper

A. Möller, B. Tucker for the SkyMapper Transient Survey report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2017ant
Discoverer internal name: SMT17aan
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 05:37:49.842 (84.457675) DEC = -30:35:51.68 (-30.59769)
Discovery date: 2017-01-21 12:31:40 (JD=2457775.0219907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-01-21 12:31:40
Flux: 19.19 ABMag
Filter: r-SM-SkyMapper
Instrument: SM-WFCam
Telescope: SkyMapper wide-field survey telescope

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-01-14 14:51:21
Limiting flux: 19.48 ABMag
Filter: r-SM-SkyMapper
Instrument: SM-WFCam
Telescope: SkyMapper wide-field survey telescope


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