Discovery certificate for object 2017gax
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13059 [ 2017TNSTR.866....1V ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-08-14 17:07:36
Sender: DLT40 (DLT40_bot1)
Source Group: DLT40

S. Valenti, D.J.Sand, L. Tartaglia report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2017gax
Discoverer internal name: DLT17ch
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 04:45:49.430 (71.455958) DEC = -59:14:42.56 (-59.245156)
Discovery date: 2017-08-14 17:05:16 (JD=2457980.2119907)

Potential host galaxy: NGC1672


Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-08-14 17:05:16
Flux: 17.0406 ABMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: Prompt5 0.4m

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-08-09 07:26:24
Limiting flux: 19.588 ABMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: Prompt5 0.4m

Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2017gax