Discovery certificate for object 2017gea
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13150 [ 2017TNSTR.876....1S ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-08-17 18:51:04
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 2017gea
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-17kz
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 02:44:57.432 (41.2393) DEC = +34:05:41.17 (34.09477)
Discovery date: 2017-08-17 14:09:36 (JD=2457983.09)

Potential host galaxy: KUG 0241+338
Host redshift: 0.031795


Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-08-17 14:09:36
Flux: 17.1 VegaMag
Filter: V-Johnson
Instrument: Brutus
Telescope: ASASSN-Brutus

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-08-11 13:55:12
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/2017gea