Discovery certificate for object 2017hkk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14159

Date Received (UTC): 2017-10-17 00:31:44
Sender: Mr. Tim Puckett
Source Group: POSS

R. Gagliano, R. Post, E. Weinberg, J. Newton, T. Puckett report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2017hkk
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 22:36:58.230 (339.242625) DEC = -08:24:59.60 (-8.416556)
Discovery date: 2017-10-15 03:01:59 (JD=2458041.626377315)

Potential host galaxy: PGC 101301
Host redshift: 0.082757


Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-10-15 03:01:59
Flux: 18.9 ABMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: 60cm

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-10-07 07:16:05
Limiting flux: 20.5 ABMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: 60cm

Archival info: Other
Remarks: Our archive

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