Discovery certificate for object 2017gjr
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13307 [ 2017TNSTR.934....1M ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-08-30 08:00:44
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 2017gjr
Discoverer internal name: SMT17snf
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:07:27.848 (16.866033) DEC = -22:08:13.16 (-22.13699)
Discovery date: 2017-08-17 16:42:14 (JD=2457983.1959954)


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

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-08-17 16:42:14
Flux: 19.06 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/2017gjr