Discovery certificate for object 2017gpp
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13477 [ 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 2017gpp
Discoverer internal name: SMT17tet
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 22:07:46.940 (331.945585) DEC = -44:12:44.68 (-44.21241)
Discovery date: 2017-08-31 09:54:43 (JD=2457996.9129977)


Remarks: Discovered on the citizen science project Supernova Sighting on Zooniverse by volunteers which include:DenilsoG.Delfrate;DenilsoG.Delfrate;DenilsoG.Delfrate

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-08-31 09:54:43
Flux: 19.46 ABMag
Filter: r-SM-SkyMapper
Instrument: SM-WFCam
Telescope: SkyMapper wide-field survey telescope

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-08-29 11:00:57
Limiting flux: 19.29 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/2017gpp