Discovery certificate for object 2017ggu
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13228 [ 2017TNSTR.905....1M ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-08-23 07:29:59
Sender: Dr. Anais Möller
Source Group: SkyMapper

Anais Möller report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2017ggu
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 21:30:09.360 (322.539) DEC = -51:02:17.88 (-51.0383)
Discovery date: 2017-08-13 18:44:50 (JD=2457979.2811343)


Remarks: Discovered on the citizen science project Supernova Sighting on Zooniverse by volunteers which include: JMack7;MvGulik;Poszukiwacz15

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-08-13 18:44:50
Flux: 19.3 ABMag
Filter: r-SM-SkyMapper
Instrument: SM-WFCam
Telescope: SkyMapper wide-field survey telescope

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-08-10 15:32:46
Limiting flux: 20.02 ABMag
Filter: r-SM-SkyMapper
Instrument: SM-WFCam
Telescope: SkyMapper wide-field survey telescope


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