Discovery certificate for object 2017hks
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14167 [ 2017TNSTR1128....1S ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-10-17 19:31:11
Sender: Prof. Krzysztof Stanek
Source Group: ASAS-SN

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

IAU Designation: SN 2017hks
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-17nn
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 21:17:59.563 (319.49818) DEC = -45:10:04.66 (-45.16796)
Discovery date: 2017-10-09 02:52:48 (JD=2458035.62)

Potential host galaxy: GALEXASC J211759.12-451005.4

Remarks: In several epochs, unknown redshift host galaxy

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-10-09 02:52:48
Flux: 17.2 VegaMag
Filter: V-Johnson
Instrument: Cassius
Telescope: ASASSN-Cassius

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-10-08 04:19:12
Limiting flux: 17.4 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/2017hks