Discovery certificate for object 2017ghw
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13256 [ 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: SN 2017ghw
Discoverer internal name: SMT17srp
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:57:34.754 (359.394807) DEC = +02:05:11.18 (2.08644)
Discovery date: 2017-08-25 16:09:07 (JD=2457991.1729977)


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

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-08-25 16:09:07
Flux: 18.62 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: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2017ghw