Discovery certificate for object 2017bgt
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 9380 [ 2017TNSTR.223....1S ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-02-22 20:14:08
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: AT 2017bgt
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-17cv
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:11:05.518 (242.77299) DEC = +02:34:02.14 (2.56726)
Discovery date: 2017-02-21 15:07:12 (JD=2457806.13)

Potential host galaxy: 2MASX J16110570+0234002

Remarks: In two epochs and two chips

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-02-21 15:07:12
Flux: 17.2 STMag
Filter: V-Johnson
Instrument: Brutus
Telescope: ASASSN-Brutus

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-02-13 13:55:12
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/2017bgt