Discovery certificate for object 2017icu
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14693 [ 2017TNSTR1254....1S ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-11-14 17:19:09
Sender: Prof. Krzysztof Stanek
Source Group: ASAS-SN

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

IAU Designation: AT 2017icu
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-17oy
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:54:44.405 (13.68502) DEC = -50:00:37.33 (-50.01037)
Discovery date: 2017-11-13 03:50:24 (JD=2458070.66)

Potential host galaxy: 2MASX J00544491-5000362
Host redshift: 0.048313

Remarks: In several epochs

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-11-13 03:50:24
Flux: 18.1 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Paczynski
Telescope: ASASSN-Paczynski

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-11-10 04:04:48
Limiting flux: 18.8 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/2017icu