Discovery certificate for object 2017hhk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14078 [ 2017TNSTR1098....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-10-11 12:56:37
Sender: Mr. Alessandro Dimai
Source Group: None

Alessandro Dimai report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2017hhk
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 07:16:42.950 (109.178958) DEC = +29:51:16.00 (29.854444)
Discovery date: 2017-10-09 03:04:00 (JD=2458035.6277778)

Potential host galaxy: UGC3777

Remarks: Three different images taken in the same night at 2017-10-09 (03:04 - 03:06 - 03:41 UT) douring the CROSS program with a 0.28 cm SC telescope of the Col Drusciè Observatory (Cortina d'Ampezzo - Italy). Confirmation images (2) taken on 2017-10-11 (09:30 - 10:20 UT) with the T11 telescope (0.51 cm) robotic telescope in Mayhill NM.


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-10-09 03:04:00
Flux: 16.5 Other
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2014-04-09 21:02:53
Limiting flux: 18 Other
Filter: Other-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: No visible star in the same position in POSS-II red plate

Archival info: SDSS

Details of the new object can be viewed here: