Discovery certificate for object 2017gat
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13055 [ 2017TNSTR.862....1S ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-08-13 14:26:23
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: SN 2017gat
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-17ks
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:53:17.033 (358.32097) DEC = -32:46:32.84 (-32.77579)
Discovery date: 2017-08-13 07:40:48 (JD=2457978.82)

Potential host galaxy: GALEXASC J235316.77-324634.3
Host redshift: 0.0231

Remarks: In several epochs

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-08-13 07:40:48
Flux: 16.6 VegaMag
Filter: V-Johnson
Instrument: Cassius
Telescope: ASASSN-Cassius

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-08-01 07:12:00
Limiting flux: 18 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/2017gat