Discovery certificate for object 2017hpj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14301 [ 2017TNSTR1168....1P ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-10-26 15:41:36
Sender: Prof. Krzysztof Stanek
Source Group: ASAS-SN

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

IAU Designation: SN 2017hpj
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-17nz
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:54:20.562 (358.585675) DEC = -17:18:21.06 (-17.30585)
Discovery date: 2017-10-24 04:33:36 (JD=2458050.69)

Potential host galaxy: MCG -03-60-023
Host redshift: 0.037026

Remarks: In two epochs, discovered using new ASAS-SN telescope "Bohdan Paczynski" in Chile

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-10-24 04:33:36
Flux: 17.05 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Paczynski
Telescope: ASASSN-Paczynski

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-10-21 07:55:12
Limiting flux: 18.1 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Paczynski
Telescope: ASASSN-Paczynski


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