Discovery certificate for object 2017egb
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 11668 [ 2017TNSTR.585....1B ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-05-24 13:35:26
Sender: Prof. Krzysztof Stanek
Source Group: ASAS-SN

G. Bock, K. Z. Stanek, for the ASAS-SN team report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2017egb
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-17gr
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:08:39.413 (242.16422) DEC = +12:00:40.21 (12.01117)
Discovery date: 2017-05-24 09:21:36 (JD=2457897.89)

Potential host galaxy: CGCG 079-058
Host redshift: 0.016151

Remarks: In two epochs, confirmed by G. Bock

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-05-24 09:21:36
Flux: 17 VegaMag
Filter: V-Johnson
Instrument: Brutus
Telescope: ASASSN-Brutus

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-05-21 11:31:12
Limiting flux: 17.5 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/2017egb