Discovery certificate for object 2017iqk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 15115 [ 2017TNSTR1348....1M ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-11-29 08:44:05
Sender: Mr. Libert Monard
Source Group: None

Libert Monard report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2017iqk
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 02:12:29.940 (33.12475) DEC = -22:28:15.50 (-22.470972)
Discovery date: 2017-11-27 20:03:50 (JD=2458085.3359954)

Potential host galaxy: ngc 858

Remarks: 12300 km/s recession (RC3)

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-11-27 20:03:50
Flux: 19 Other
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: possible pre-discovery at limit of detection / unfiltered CCD (R) / 35 cm RCX400

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-07-22 04:19:12
Limiting flux: 20 STMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: 35 cm RCX400

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