Discovery certificate for object 2017edk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 11582 [ 2017TNSTR.568....1M ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-05-19 05:04:22
Sender: SkyMapper (smt_bot)
Source Group: SkyMapper

A. Moller, B. Tucker, B.Zhang, F. Panther, N.E. Sommers, R. Ridden-Harper, P. Armstrong (Australian National University) on behalf of SkyMapper Transient Survey report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2017edk
Discoverer internal name: SMT17ick
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:10:49.200 (347.705) DEC = -34:09:17.60 (-34.15489)
Discovery date: 2017-05-09 17:48:28 (JD=2457883.2419907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-05-09 17:48:28
Flux: 18.85 ABMag
Filter: g-SM-SkyMapper
Instrument: SM-WFCam
Telescope: SkyMapper wide-field survey telescope

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-04-29 19:04:48
Limiting flux: 18.95 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/2017edk