Discovery certificate for object 2017ixq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 15345 [ 2017TNSTR1419....1B ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-12-16 13:09:18
Sender: Prof. Krzysztof Stanek
Source Group: ASAS-SN

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

IAU Designation: SN 2017ixq
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-17qu
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 02:08:47.868 (32.19945) DEC = -44:39:59.29 (-44.66647)
Discovery date: 2017-12-16 01:40:48 (JD=2458103.57)

Potential host galaxy: LCRS B020648.6-445405
Host redshift: 0.084735

Remarks: In two epochs, confirmed by J. Brimacombe and P. Marples

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-12-16 01:40:48
Flux: 18.3 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Paczynski
Telescope: ASASSN-Paczynski

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-12-13 01:55:12
Limiting flux: 18.4 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/2017ixq