Discovery certificate for object 2017fbj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 12305 [ 2017TNSTR.711....1S ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-07-01 17:08:57
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 2017fbj
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-17ip
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:58:20.558 (134.58566) DEC = -65:21:49.75 (-65.36382)
Discovery date: 2017-06-29 22:48:00 (JD=2457934.45)

Potential host galaxy: ESO 090- G 011
Host redshift: 0.018422

Remarks: In two epochs, on the rise

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-06-29 22:48:00
Flux: 16.8 VegaMag
Filter: V-Johnson
Instrument: Cassius
Telescope: ASASSN-Cassius

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-06-18 23:44:09
Limiting flux: 17.7 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/2017fbj