Discovery certificate for object 2017jas
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 15434 [ 2017TNSTR1438....1W ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-12-19 14:56:14
Sender: Dr. Lukasz Wyrzykowski
Source Group: None

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

IAU Designation: AT 2017jas
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:26:56.260 (351.734417) DEC = -69:25:14.50 (-69.420694)
Discovery date: 2017-12-18 13:00:00 (JD=2458106.041667)

Potential host galaxy: OGLE-GAL-SMC749.24-1546.651-489.680


Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-12-18 13:00:00
Flux: 19.815 VegaMag
Filter: I-Cousins
Instrument: OGLEIV-Cam
Telescope: The 1.3 m OGLE Warsaw Telescope

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-10-30 01:22:08
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/2017jas