Discovery certificate for object 2017ggo
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13222 [ 2017TNSTR.896....1R ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-08-22 23:47:25
Sender: Dr. Weikang Zheng
Reporting Group: LOSS     Discovery Data Source: LOSS

Timothy Willie Ross, WeiKang Zheng and Alexei V. Filippenko (UC Berkeley) report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2017ggo
Discoverer internal name: kait-17bq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:40:30.580 (10.127417) DEC = +41:38:52.40 (41.647889)
Discovery date: 2017-08-22 12:07:40.000 (JD=2457988.0053241)

Potential host galaxy: M110

Remarks: Was also marginally detected 3 days ago at Aug. 19 UT at about 18.8 mag.


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-08-22 12:07:40.000
Flux: 16.3 VegaMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-08-16 12:08:23
Limiting flux: 19 VegaMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Details of the new object can be viewed here: