Discovery certificate for object 2017hkt
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14168 [ 2017TNSTR1131....1W ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-10-17 20:14:52
Sender: Dr. Lukasz Wyrzykowski
Source Group: OGLE

Lukasz Wyrzykowski report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2017hkt
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:15:40.670 (3.919458) DEC = -75:46:44.90 (-75.779139)
Discovery date: 2017-10-14 07:36:23 (JD=2458040.8169329)

Potential host galaxy: OGLE-GAL-SMC715.14-1644.322-1827.952

Remarks: Transient located 9.8 arcsec away from the centre of an apparent elliptical galaxy.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-10-14 07:36:23
Flux: 19.38 VegaMag
Filter: I-Cousins
Instrument: OGLEIV-Cam
Telescope: The 1.3 m OGLE Warsaw Telescope

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-10-11 03:51:14
Limiting flux: 21.9 VegaMag
Filter: I-Cousins
Instrument: OGLEIV-Cam
Telescope: The 1.3 m OGLE Warsaw Telescope


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