Discovery certificate for object 2017glc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13350

Date Received (UTC): 2017-09-02 04:51:37
Sender: Mr. Guoyou Sun
Source Group: XOSS

Shenwei Zhang,Jingyuan Zhao,Di Hu,Xiaowei Zhang,Wei Shi,Guoyou Sun,Xing Gao report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2017glc
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:44:08.72 (11.036333) DEC = +41:43:36.70 (41.726861)
Discovery date: 2017-09-01 18:36:09 (JD=2457998.2751042)

Potential host galaxy: M31


Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-09-01 18:36:09
Flux: 18.8 VegaMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: using an unfiltered CCD + Celestron C14 Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope D=356mm @f/6.9

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-08-15 17:30:41
Limiting flux: 19.5 VegaMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: using an unfiltered CCD + Celestron C14 Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope D=356mm @f/6.9

Archival info: DSS
Remarks: Nothing is visible at this position on the DSS(POSS2/UKSTU Red) from Sep 23,1987(limiting mag about 19.8).

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