Discovery certificate for object 2017eip
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 11736 [ 2017TNSTR.598....1S ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-05-26 10:31:54
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: AT 2017eip
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-17gu
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:51:31.078 (177.87949) DEC = +15:27:26.21 (15.45728)
Discovery date: 2017-05-26 07:55:12 (JD=2457899.83)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J115131.21+152727.5

Remarks: In several epochs, on the rise, matches a very faint (g=22), blue SDSS source classified as a galaxy

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-05-26 07:55:12
Flux: 17.5 VegaMag
Filter: V-Johnson
Instrument: Brutus
Telescope: ASASSN-Brutus

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-05-23 08:09:36
Limiting flux: 17.8 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/2017eip