Discovery certificate for object 2017hxj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14539 [ 2017TNSTR1226....1S ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-11-08 19:05:04
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: AT 2017hxj
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-17oh
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:58:00.826 (359.50344) DEC = -41:32:02.26 (-41.53396)
Discovery date: 2017-11-08 03:23:02 (JD=2458065.6409954)

Potential host galaxy: ESO 293- G 022
Host redshift: 0.023446

Remarks: In several epochs, on the rise

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-11-08 03:23:02
Flux: 17.6 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Paczynski
Telescope: ASASSN-Paczynski

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-10-27 00:57:36
Limiting flux: 18.5 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/2017hxj