Discovery certificate for object 2017glp
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13364 [ 2017TNSTR.956....1S ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-09-03 16:21:16
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: AT 2017glp
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-17lo
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 05:12:45.094 (78.18789) DEC = -69:57:20.05 (-69.95557)
Discovery date: 2017-09-03 07:40:48 (JD=2457999.82)

Potential host galaxy: LMC

Remarks: Possible nova in the LMC, in two epochs, fading

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-09-03 07:40:48
Flux: 13.9 VegaMag
Filter: V-Johnson
Instrument: Cassius
Telescope: ASASSN-Cassius

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-08-20 08:23:59
Limiting flux: 17.6 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/2017glp