Discovery certificate for object 2017gpo
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13476 [ 2017TNSTR.974....1M ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-09-06 08:00:52
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 2017gpo
Discoverer internal name: SMT17szx
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 03:02:12.901 (45.553756) DEC = -27:05:20.18 (-27.08894)
Discovery date: 2017-08-30 16:22:04 (JD=2457996.1819907)


Remarks: Discovered on the citizen science project Supernova Sighting on Zooniverse by volunteers which include:HugoA.DurantiniLuca;nilium;B.Lipczyński

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-08-30 16:22:04
Flux: 17.76 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/2017gpo