Discovery certificate for object 2017cbg
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 9981 [ 2017TNSTR.290....1S ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-03-09 22:28:31
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 2017cbg
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-17dm
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:06:57.458 (151.73941) DEC = -47:43:39.11 (-47.72753)
Discovery date: 2017-03-09 07:12:00 (JD=2457821.8)

Potential host galaxy: AKARI J1006572-474345

Remarks: In several epochs, low Galactic latitude (b=6.5)

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-03-09 07:12:00
Flux: 17.1 VegaMag
Filter: V-Johnson
Instrument: Cassius
Telescope: ASASSN-Cassius

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-02-19 04:33:36
Limiting flux: 17.1 VegaMag
Filter: V-Johnson
Instrument: Cassius
Telescope: ASASSN-Cassius


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