Discovery certificate for object 2017egh
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 11674 [ 2017TNSTR.593....1M ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-05-25 08:00:44
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 2017egh
Discoverer internal name: SMT17kit
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 20:58:38.105 (314.658769) DEC = -43:16:38.35 (-43.27732)
Discovery date: 2017-05-01 18:25:55 (JD=2457875.2679977)


Remarks: Discovered on the citizen science project Supernova Sigting on Zooniverse by volunteers which include:None

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-05-01 18:25:55
Flux: 19.79 ABMag
Filter: r-SM-SkyMapper
Instrument: SM-WFCam
Telescope: SkyMapper wide-field survey telescope

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-04-29 15:57:36
Limiting flux: 20.26 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/2017egh