Discovery certificate for object 2017iji
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14882 [ 2017TNSTR1283....1S ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-11-20 22:19:19
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: SN 2017iji
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-17pk
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:12:27.010 (183.11254) DEC = +29:08:57.66 (29.14935)
Discovery date: 2017-11-20 15:21:36 (JD=2458078.14)

Potential host galaxy: NGC 4174
Host redshift: 0.013493

Remarks: Close to the core, could be a TDE


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-11-20 15:21:36
Flux: 15.2 VegaMag
Filter: B-Johnson
Instrument: Brutus
Telescope: ASASSN-Brutus

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-11-04 15:21:36
Limiting flux: 16.6 VegaMag
Filter: V-Johnson
Instrument: Brutus
Telescope: ASASSN-Brutus

Details of the new object can be viewed here: