Discovery certificate for object 2017fro
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 12775 [ 2017TNSTR.809....1S ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-07-27 18:25:41
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 2017fro
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-17jz
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:19:55.898 (259.98291) DEC = +41:40:49.33 (41.68037)
Discovery date: 2017-07-27 08:38:24 (JD=2457961.86)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J171955.84+414049.4

Remarks: In several epochs

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-07-27 08:38:24
Flux: 16.9 VegaMag
Filter: V-Johnson
Instrument: Brutus
Telescope: ASASSN-Brutus

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-06-13 10:04:48
Limiting flux: 17.5 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/2017fro