Discovery certificate for object 2017ixp
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 15344 [ 2017TNSTR1420....1S ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-12-16 04:22:30
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 2017ixp
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-17qt
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 02:27:36.595 (36.90248) DEC = -20:42:56.20 (-20.71561)
Discovery date: 2017-12-16 01:55:12 (JD=2458103.58)

Potential host galaxy: 2MASX J02273684-2042513

Remarks: In several epochs, unknown redshift host

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-12-16 01:55:12
Flux: 18 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Paczynski
Telescope: ASASSN-Paczynski

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-12-13 02:09:36
Limiting flux: 18.2 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/2017ixp