Discovery certificate for object 2017awk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 9086 [ 2017TNSTR.192....1S ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-02-17 16:59:32
Sender: Prof. Krzysztof Stanek
Source Group: ASAS-SN

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

IAU Designation: SN 2017awk
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-17co
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:09:20.868 (272.33695) DEC = +18:17:56.29 (18.29897)
Discovery date: 2017-02-16 15:07:12 (JD=2457801.13)

Potential host galaxy: UGC 11128
Host redshift: 0.018056

Remarks: In two epochs

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-02-16 15:07:12
Flux: 16.2 VegaMag
Filter: V-Johnson
Instrument: Brutus
Telescope: ASASSN-Brutus

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-02-13 15:07:12
Limiting flux: 17.1 VegaMag
Filter: V-Johnson
Instrument: Brutus
Telescope: ASASSN-Brutus


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