Discovery certificate for object 2017iro
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 15155 [ 2017TNSTR1354....1W ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-11-30 12:18:51
Sender: Patrick Wiggins
Source Group: None

Patrick Wiggins report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2017iro
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:06:23.110 (211.596292) DEC = +50:43:20.20 (50.722278)
Discovery date: 2017-11-30 10:42:24 (JD=2458087.9461111)

Potential host galaxy: NGC 5480

Remarks: P. Wiggins, Tooele, UT, USA, reports his discovery of a possible supernova (mag about 15.5) on an unfiltered CCD frame taken 2017 Nov 30 10:42:24 UT using a 0.35-m f/5.5 reflector near Erda, UT, USA. The new object is located at R.A. 14h06m23.11s, Decl. +50°43’20.2” (equinox 2000.0), about 15” SE of the center of NGC 5480.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-11-30 10:42:24
Flux: 15.5 STMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: 0.35-m f/5.5 reflector

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-11-15 01:27:04
Limiting flux: 19 STMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: 0.35-m f/5.5 reflector

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