Discovery certificate for object 2017ecp
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 11559 [ 2017TNSTR.559....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-05-17 18:31:43
Sender: Prof. Krzysztof Stanek
Source Group: ASAS-SN

S. Kiyota, K. Z. Stanek, J. V. Shields, for the ASAS-SN team report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2017ecp
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-17gi
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:14:48.926 (213.70386) DEC = -29:33:36.76 (-29.56021)
Discovery date: 2017-05-16 06:14:24 (JD=2457889.76)

Potential host galaxy: PGC 727891

Remarks: In two epochs, confirmed by S. Kiyota

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-05-16 06:14:24
Flux: 17.4 VegaMag
Filter: V-Johnson
Instrument: Cassius
Telescope: ASASSN-Cassius

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-05-14 05:16:48
Limiting flux: 16.8 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/2017ecp