Discovery certificate for object 2017ghv
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13255 [ 2017TNSTR.923....1M ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-08-27 08:00:34
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 2017ghv
Discoverer internal name: SMT17sro
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:17:04.964 (4.270683) DEC = -00:29:38.26 (-0.49396)
Discovery date: 2017-08-17 16:37:55 (JD=2457983.1929977)


Remarks: Discovered on the citizen science project Supernova Sighting on Zooniverse by volunteers which include:HugoA.DurantiniLuca;Poszukiwacz15;chrostek

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-08-17 16:37:55
Flux: 18.8 ABMag
Filter: r-SM-SkyMapper
Instrument: SM-WFCam
Telescope: SkyMapper wide-field survey telescope

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-11-05 12:31:40
Limiting flux: 20.34 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/2017ghv