Discovery certificate for object 2017gjd
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13293 [ 2017TNSTR.928....1S ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-08-29 12:33:22
Sender: Prof. Krzysztof Stanek
Source Group: ASAS-SN

K. Z. Stanek, for the ASAS-SN team report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2017gjd
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-17lj
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 20:03:44.897 (300.93707) DEC = -27:59:19.14 (-27.98865)
Discovery date: 2017-08-29 02:09:36 (JD=2457994.59)

Potential host galaxy: 2MASX J20034478-2759181
Host redshift: 0.020021


Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-08-29 02:09:36
Flux: 16.5 VegaMag
Filter: V-Johnson
Instrument: Cassius
Telescope: ASASSN-Cassius

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-08-22 00:57:36
Limiting flux: 16.9 VegaMag
Filter: V-Johnson
Instrument: Cassius
Telescope: ASASSN-Cassius


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