Discovery certificate for object 2017eax
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 11512 [ 2017TNSTR.550....1S ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-05-14 11:42:55
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: SN 2017eax
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-17gd
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:56:52.464 (224.2186) DEC = +09:16:17.47 (9.27152)
Discovery date: 2017-05-14 09:07:12 (JD=2457887.88)

Potential host galaxy: UGC 09616
Host redshift: 0.028196

Remarks: In several epochs, on the rise

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-05-14 09:07:12
Flux: 17.1 VegaMag
Filter: V-Johnson
Instrument: Brutus
Telescope: ASASSN-Brutus

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-05-07 07:26:24
Limiting flux: 17.3 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/2017eax