Discovery certificate for object 2017hbn
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13904 [ 2017TNSTR1072....1L ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-10-05 02:00:30
Sender: Dr. Weikang Zheng
Reporting Group: LOSS     Discovery Data Source: LOSS

Sara Lopez, WeiKang Zheng and Alexei V. Filippenko (UC Berkeley) report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2017hbn
Discoverer internal name: kait-17cv
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 03:32:19.730 (53.082208) DEC = +68:05:58.60 (68.099611)
Discovery date: 2017-10-03 12:30:45 (JD=2458030.0213542)


Remarks: The object was confirmed by KAIT on Oct 04.37 UT at similar mag of R~18.9.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-10-03 12:30:45
Flux: 18.9 VegaMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-02-12 03:48:23
Limiting flux: 19 VegaMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other


Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2017hbn