Discovery certificate for object 2017ctx
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 10531 [ 2017TNSTR.398....1M ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-04-04 08:01:25
Sender: SkyMapper (smt_bot)
Source Group: SkyMapper

A. Möller, B. Tucker for the SkyMapper Transient Survey report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2017ctx
Discoverer internal name: SMT17din
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 05:05:07.187 (76.279947) DEC = -65:23:27.89 (-65.39108)
Discovery date: 2017-02-14 13:33:36 (JD=2457799.065)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-02-14 13:33:36
Flux: 18.75 ABMag
Filter: r-SM-SkyMapper
Instrument: SM-WFCam
Telescope: SkyMapper wide-field survey telescope

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-02-14 13:30:43
Limiting flux: 19.44 ABMag
Filter: g-SM-SkyMapper
Instrument: SM-WFCam
Telescope: SkyMapper wide-field survey telescope


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