Discovery certificate for object 2017bgp
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 9375 [ 2017TNSTR.222....1S ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-02-22 04:02:48
Sender: Prof. Krzysztof Stanek
Source Group: ASAS-SN

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

IAU Designation: SN 2017bgp
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-17cu
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:46:07.351 (161.53063) DEC = +44:43:29.75 (44.72493)
Discovery date: 2017-02-21 12:28:48 (JD=2457806.02)

Potential host galaxy: MCG +08-20-019
Host redshift: 0.047198

Remarks: In two epochs, marginal detections

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-02-21 12:28:48
Flux: 17.7 VegaMag
Filter: V-Johnson
Instrument: Brutus
Telescope: ASASSN-Brutus

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-02-15 12:14:24
Limiting flux: 17.5 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/2017bgp