Discovery certificate for object 2017fra
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 12760 [ 2017TNSTR.802....1P ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-07-25 14:18:18
Sender: Prof. Krzysztof Stanek
Source Group: ASAS-SN

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

IAU Designation: AT 2017fra
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-17jq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:31:51.605 (232.96502) DEC = +37:24:45.18 (37.41255)
Discovery date: 2017-07-25 08:09:36 (JD=2457959.84)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J153151.40+372445.8
Host redshift: 0.029997


Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-07-25 08:09:36
Flux: 16.8 VegaMag
Filter: V-Johnson
Instrument: Brutus
Telescope: ASASSN-Brutus

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-07-19 08:38:24
Limiting flux: 17.6 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/2017fra