Discovery certificate for object 2017gjp
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13305 [ 2017TNSTR.934....1M ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-08-30 08:00:44
Sender: SkyMapper (smt_bot)
Reporting Group: SkyMapper     Discovery Data Source: 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 2017gjp
Discoverer internal name: SMT17swb
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 02:47:59.531 (41.998045) DEC = -22:00:00.94 (-22.00026)
Discovery date: 2017-08-28 17:45:36.000 (JD=2457994.24)


Remarks: Discovered on the citizen science project Supernova Sighting on Zooniverse by volunteers which include:chrostek;BLGoodwin;MvGulik

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-08-28 17:45:36.000
Flux: 19.47 ABMag
Filter: r-SM-SkyMapper
Instrument: SM-WFCam
Telescope: SkyMapper wide-field survey telescope

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-08-24 18:57:36
Limiting flux: 19.87 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/2017gjp