Discovery certificate for object 2017gga
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13207 [ 2017TNSTR.899....1M ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-08-22 04:19:34
Sender: SkyMapper (smt_bot)
Reporting Group: SkyMapper     Discovery Data Source: SkyMapper

A. Moller, B. Tucker, B.Zhang, F. Panther, N.E. Sommers, R. Ridden-Harper, P. Armstrong (Australian National University) on behalf of SkyMapper Transient Survey report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2017gga
Discoverer internal name: SMT17scn
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 22:02:41.487 (330.672861) DEC = +02:11:25.91 (2.19053)
Discovery date: 2017-08-16 13:10:33.000 (JD=2457982.0489931)

Remarks: Discovered on the citizen science project Supernova Sighting on Zooniverse by volunteers which include:ElisabethB;Tmit2;BLGoodwin


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-08-16 13:10:33.000
Flux: 18.84 ABMag
Filter: r-SM-SkyMapper
Instrument: SM-WFCam
Telescope: SkyMapper wide-field survey telescope

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 1858-08-10 00:00:00
Limiting flux: -99 ABMag
Filter: Other-
Instrument: SM-WFCam
Telescope: SkyMapper wide-field survey telescope

Details of the new object can be viewed here: