Discovery certificate for object 2017frh
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 12768 [ 2017TNSTR.807....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-07-26 23:27:30
Sender: Prof. Krzysztof Stanek
Reporting Group: ASAS-SN     Discovery Data Source: ASAS-SN

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

IAU Designation: SN 2017frh
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-17jw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:49:37.690 (222.40704) DEC = +18:42:00.32 (18.70009)
Discovery date: 2017-07-23 07:12:00.000 (JD=2457957.8)

Potential host galaxy: 2MASX J14493773+1841598
Host redshift: 0.032188

Remarks: In two epochs, nuclear event, so could also be a TDE


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-07-23 07:12:00.000
Flux: 16.6 VegaMag
Filter: V-Johnson
Instrument: Brutus
Telescope: ASASSN-Brutus

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-07-18 02:38:24
Limiting flux: 17.5 VegaMag
Filter: V-Johnson
Instrument: Cassius
Telescope: ASASSN-Cassius

Details of the new object can be viewed here: