Discovery certificate for object 2017be
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 7709 [ 2017TNSTR..33....1S ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-01-07 03:05:39
Sender: Dr. Weikang Zheng
Source Group: LOSS

Haynes F. Stephens, WeiKang Zheng, Alexei V. Filippenko (UC Berkeley) report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2017be
Discoverer internal name: kait-17A
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:13:13.380 (123.30575) DEC = +45:59:29.54 (45.991539)
Discovery date: 2017-01-06 12:11:24 (JD=2457760.0079167)

Potential host galaxy: NGC 2537
Host redshift: 0.001491


Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-01-06 12:11:24
Flux: 18.5 VegaMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-12-29 11:29:58
Limiting flux: 18.5 VegaMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other


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