AT 2017gay
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00:40:24.37 +41:04:03.20
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Discovery Date
2017-08-15 00:02:00
Host Name
Discovery Mag
Emmanuel Conseil
 2017-08-24 03:50:24 NOT / ALFOSC
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IDObs-date (UT)Tel / InstExp-TimeObserver/sReducer/sGroupSpectrum ascii fileSpectrum fits fileSpec. TypeAssoc. GroupsEnd prop. periodRemarks
11632017-08-24 03:50:24NOT / ALFOSCM. D. StritzingerM. D. Stritzinger tns_2017gay_2017-08-24.16_NOT_ALFOSC.txtObject
Light Curves
FilterTel / InstObs-date rangePhotometry
Clear-Other_Other2017-08-14 02:30:00 - 2017-08-15 00:02:002
IDObs-dateMag. / FluxErrLim. Mag./FluxUnitsFilterTel / InstExp-timeObserver/sRemarks
194382017-08-15 00:02:0015.819.5ABMagClear-Other_Other50Instrument : Slooh robotic telescope T2, 17" F/6.8 + FLI PL16803, observatory code G40
194372017-08-14 02:30:0019.5ABMagClear-Other_Other50E. Conseil[Last non detection] Instrument : Slooh robotic telescope T2, 17" F/6.8 + FLI PL16803, observatory code G40
AT Reportings
IDTime received (UT)SenderReporter/s (Discoverer/s)GroupRADECDiscovery date (UT)Discovery Mag.FilterRelated filesAT TypeInternal nameAssoc. GroupsEnd prop. periodRemarks
130602017-08-15 09:50:20econseilEmmanuel Conseil00:40:24.37+41:04:03.202017-08-15 00:02:0015.8Clear-PNVE. Conseil reports the discovery of a probable nova in M31 using Slooh space robotic telescope T2. The object is visible on 4 images (50s exposure each).
Related files
FileFile TypeCommentsLast Modified (UT)Modified By
tns_2017gay_atrep_13060.bmpField of view of the transient2017-08-15 09:50:20econseil
Classification Reportings
IDTime received (UT)SenderClassifier/sGroupClassificationRedshiftRelated filesAssoc. GroupsEnd prop. periodRemarks
11592017-08-26 14:17:29mfraser M. D. Stritzinger (Aarhus University), M. Fraser (University College Dublin)CVExhibits H-gamma in absorption at z=0. Report on behalf of N. N. Hummelmose, F. Grundahl, M. L. Jensen, J. D. Knudgaard, L. Madsen, E. R. Skarsø, P. S. Sneftrup (Aarhus University), A. N. Kolborg (Danish Tecnhnical University), S. S. Kallesøe (Simon Fraser University), J. Fynbo, M. Dahl, L. S. Frølich, S. R. Pabst, E.-D. Paspaliaris, M. T. Rasmussen, H. Rhodin, Z. Saldic, M. J. Sandberg and S. J. van der Walt (NBI/Dark cosmology Centre)


Estimated Mag 16.6 +/- 0.7 (PRISMV10 Software) on 2017/08/18/21/18/00

This transient appears to be very close to previous nova M31N 2010-12a :