Discovery certificate for object 2017hbg
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13897 [ 2017TNSTR1060....1S ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-10-03 20:35:19
Sender: Prof. Krzysztof Stanek
Reporting Group: ASAS-SN     Discovery Data Source: ASAS-SN

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

IAU Designation: SN 2017hbg
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-17nb
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 07:27:37.320 (111.9055) DEC = +35:36:28.37 (35.60788)
Discovery date: 2017-09-25 13:55:12.000 (JD=2458022.08)

Potential host galaxy: MCG+06-17-007

Remarks: In several epochs, fading, close to relatively bright galaxy, but with an unknown redshift


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-09-25 13:55:12.000
Flux: 17.3 VegaMag
Filter: R-Cousins
Instrument: Brutus
Telescope: ASASSN-Brutus

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-09-08 15:07:12
Limiting flux: 17 VegaMag
Filter: V-Johnson
Instrument: Brutus
Telescope: ASASSN-Brutus

Details of the new object can be viewed here: