Discovery certificate for object 2017hou
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14280

Date Received (UTC): 2017-10-24 18:29:51
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 2017hou
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 04:09:02.14 (62.258917) DEC = -01:09:36.40 (-1.160111)
Discovery date: 2017-10-24 08:53:00 (JD=2458050.870150463)

Potential host galaxy: UGC 2969
Host redshift: 0.032886


Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-10-24 08:53:00
Flux: 17.9 ABMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: 60cm

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2015-10-23 09:55:53
Limiting flux: 23 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/2017hou