Discovery certificate for object 2017ffq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 12433 [ 2017TNSTR.748....1S ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-07-10 20:01:43
Sender: Prof. Krzysztof Stanek
Reporting Group: ASAS-SN     Discovery Data Source: ASAS-SN

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

IAU Designation: AT 2017ffq
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-17je
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:40:14.662 (265.06109) DEC = -58:25:57.36 (-58.4326)
Discovery date: 2017-07-10 03:50:24 (JD=2457944.66)

Potential host galaxy: 2MASX J17401447-5825586
Host redshift: 0.012719

Remarks: In several epochs

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-07-10 03:50:24
Flux: 15.6 VegaMag
Filter: V-Johnson
Instrument: Cassius
Telescope: ASASSN-Cassius

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-07-03 03:21:36
Limiting flux: 17.1 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/2017ffq