Discovery certificate for object 2017cax
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 9969 [ 2017TNSTR.289....1B ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-03-09 14:26:40
Sender: Prof. Krzysztof Stanek
Source Group: ASAS-SN

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

IAU Designation: AT 2017cax
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-17dk
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:29:26.765 (232.36152) DEC = +56:55:52.68 (56.9313)
Discovery date: 2017-03-07 12:28:48 (JD=2457820.02)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J152927.45+565558.3
Host redshift: 0.050551

Remarks: Confirmed by J. Brimacombe and G. Stone

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-03-07 12:28:48
Flux: 17.5 VegaMag
Filter: V-Johnson
Instrument: Brutus
Telescope: ASASSN-Brutus

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-03-06 11:45:36
Limiting flux: 18 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/2017cax