Discovery certificate for object 2017frb
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 12761 [ 2017TNSTR.803....1S ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-07-25 16:42:45
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 2017frb
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-17jt
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 21:11:36.852 (317.90355) DEC = +11:29:50.82 (11.49745)
Discovery date: 2017-07-25 13:12:00 (JD=2457960.05)

Potential host galaxy: CGCG 426-012
Host redshift: 0.029378

Remarks: In two epochs

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-07-25 13:12:00
Flux: 17.1 VegaMag
Filter: V-Johnson
Instrument: Brutus
Telescope: ASASSN-Brutus

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-07-14 07:55:12
Limiting flux: 16.3 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/2017frb