Discovery certificate for object 2017gih
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13269 [ 2017TNSTR.927....1M ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-08-28 08:00:43
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 2017gih
Discoverer internal name: SMT17snm
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 21:03:01.035 (315.754311) DEC = -49:19:03.79 (-49.31772)
Discovery date: 2017-08-24 09:10:04 (JD=2457989.8819907)


Remarks: Discovered on the citizen science project Supernova Sighting on Zooniverse by volunteers which include:Anonymous_Student126;M.Stiner;John_M_Cummins

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-08-24 09:10:04
Flux: 19.68 ABMag
Filter: r-SM-SkyMapper
Instrument: SM-WFCam
Telescope: SkyMapper wide-field survey telescope

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-08-18 14:21:07
Limiting flux: 20.34 ABMag
Filter: g-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/2017gih