Discovery certificate for object 2017ixv
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 15350 [ 2017TNSTR1423....1C ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-12-17 20:31:45
Sender: Mr. giancarlo cortini
Source Group: None

giancarlo cortini report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2017ixv
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:21:31.240 (290.380167) DEC = +61:08:51.76 (61.147711)
Discovery date: 2017-12-17 19:55:12 (JD=2458105.33)

Potential host galaxy: NGC 6796

Remarks: Possible SN in NGC 6796; reflector telescope Sch.-Cass. 0.35m. at F/5.5; CCD Starlight-X Press Trius S9; several unfiltered images of 70 sec. exposure; mag. values from USNO. No object at this position in the POSS B and R images. Giancarlo Cortini (Monte Maggiore Obs. - Predappio - Italy)

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-12-17 19:55:12
Flux: 16 Other
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: Possible SN in NGC 6796; reflector telescope Sch.-Cass. 0.35m. at F/5.5; CCD Starlight-X Press Trius S9; unfiltered image of 35 sec. exposure; mag. values from USNO. Giancarlo Cortini (Monte Maggiore Obs. - Predappio - Italy)

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-11-30 23:31:12
Limiting flux: 19 Other
Filter: Other-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: Reflector telescope Sch.-Cass. 0.35m. at F/5.5; CCD Starlight-X Press Trius S9; unfiltered image of 35 sec. exposure; mag. values from USNO. Giancarlo Cortini (Monte Maggiore Obs. - Predappio - Italy)

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