Discovery certificate for object 2017ggx
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13231 [ 2017TNSTR.904....1M ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-08-23 21:29:11
Sender: SkyMapper (smt_bot)
Source Group: 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: AT 2017ggx
Discoverer internal name: SMT17sif
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 02:12:54.701 (33.227922) DEC = -21:01:59.34 (-21.03315)
Discovery date: 2017-08-01 19:04:48 (JD=2457967.295)


Remarks: Discovered on the citizen science project Supernova Sighting on Zooniverse by volunteers which include:MvGulik;HugoA.DurantiniLuca;32LinesOfAstronomy

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-08-01 19:04:48
Flux: 19.25 ABMag
Filter: r-SM-SkyMapper
Instrument: SM-WFCam
Telescope: SkyMapper wide-field survey telescope

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-12-23 13:30:43
Limiting flux: 19.86 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/2017ggx