Discovery certificate for object 2017ixw
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 15351 [ 2017TNSTR1430....1S ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-12-18 05:09:30
Sender: Prof. Krzysztof Stanek
Reporting Group: ASAS-SN     Discovery Data Source: ASAS-SN

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

IAU Designation: SN 2017ixw
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-17qw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 02:04:59.669 (31.24862) DEC = -41:52:08.15 (-41.86893)
Discovery date: 2017-12-18 01:55:12.000 (JD=2458105.58)

Potential host galaxy: LCRS B020256.9-420627

Remarks: Uknown redshift host

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-12-18 01:55:12.000
Flux: 18.1 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Paczynski
Telescope: ASASSN-Paczynski

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-12-16 01:40:48
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/2017ixw