Discovery certificate for object 2017gqe
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13503 [ 2017TNSTR.975....1B ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-09-07 20:30:22
Sender: Prof. Krzysztof Stanek
Reporting Group: ASAS-SN     Discovery Data Source: ASAS-SN

J. Brimacombe, K. Z. Stanek, for the ASAS-SN team report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2017gqe
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-17lx
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 07:23:35.383 (110.89743) DEC = -52:38:15.07 (-52.63752)
Discovery date: 2017-09-04 09:21:36 (JD=2458000.89)

Potential host galaxy: FAIRALL 0830
Host redshift: 0.03352

Remarks: In two epochs, on the rise, confirmed by J. Brimacombe

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-09-04 09:21:36
Flux: 16.7 VegaMag
Filter: V-Johnson
Instrument: Cassius
Telescope: ASASSN-Cassius

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-08-15 10:04:48
Limiting flux: 17.2 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/2017gqe