AT 2017ixs
RA/DEC (2000)
00:43:56.00 +41:32:11.30
10.983333 +41.536472
Type
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Redshift
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Discovery Date
2017-12-15 17:45:58
TNS AT
Y
Public
Y
Host Name
M31
Discovery Mag
19.5
Filter
Clear-
Discoverer/s
George Carey
Spectra
No Data
Light Curves
FilterTel / InstObs-date rangePhotometry
Clear-Other_Other2017-10-02 20:02:52 - 2017-12-15 17:45:582
Photometry
IDObs-dateMag. / FluxErrLim. Mag./FluxUnitsFilterTel / InstExp-timeObserver/sRemarks
231982017-12-15 17:45:5819.50.5ABMagClear-Other_Other600G Carey
231972017-10-02 20:02:5219.6ABMagClear-Other_Other600G Carey[Last non detection]
AT Reportings
IDTime received (UT)SenderReporter/s (Discoverer/s)GroupRADECDiscovery date (UT)Discovery Mag.FilterRelated filesAT TypeInternal nameAssoc. GroupsEnd prop. periodRemarks
153472017-12-16 16:47:28George CareyGeorge Carey00:43:56.00+41:32:11.302017-12-15 17:45:5819.5Clear-PNVThis object was first seen on 2017-10-29. It is in the same region as recently reported 2017ixr. Although faint at first it is growing brighter and is quite distinct on the latest images. Imaged with 20cm reflector and QSI ccd camera. Previous M31 novae checked, minor planets checked, search of Cepheid variables done, all show no objects.
Related files
FileFile TypeCommentsLast Modified (UT)Modified By
tns_2017ixs_atrep_15347.jpgGraphics2017-12-16 16:47:28George Carey
Classification Reportings
No Data

Comments

ATEL 11755 reports object visible at mag 19.0.
http://www.astronomerstelegram.org/?read=11755

Max Planck Institute have given designation M31N 2017-12d, and comment that it might be a slow rise nova.