Discovery certificate for object 2017jal
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 15427 [ 2017TNSTR1438....1W ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-12-19 14:29:54
Sender: Dr. Lukasz Wyrzykowski
Source Group: None

Lukasz Wyrzykowski, Mariusz Gromadzki report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2017jal
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 03:00:31.160 (45.129833) DEC = -66:55:28.20 (-66.9245)
Discovery date: 2017-12-18 13:00:00 (JD=2458106.041667)

Potential host galaxy: OGLE-GAL-MBR203.24-648.832-679.850


Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-12-18 13:00:00
Flux: 19.964 VegaMag
Filter: I-Cousins
Instrument: OGLEIV-Cam
Telescope: The 1.3 m OGLE Warsaw Telescope

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-09-03 09:58:43
Limiting flux: 22 VegaMag
Filter: I-Cousins
Instrument: OGLEIV-Cam
Telescope: The 1.3 m OGLE Warsaw Telescope


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