Discovery certificate for object 2017jav
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 15439

Date Received (UTC): 2017-12-19 18:20:09
Sender: Dr. Richard S Post
Source Group: POSS

R. Gagliano, R. Post, E. Weinberg, J. Newton, T. Puckett report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2017jav
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 07:02:55.500 (105.73125) DEC = +62:46:21.00 (62.7725)
Discovery date: 2017-12-19 05:49:56 (JD=2458106.7430092595)

Potential host galaxy: CGCG 285-013
Host redshift: 0.01517


Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-12-19 05:49:56
Flux: 18.5 ABMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: 0.61M with Apogee U230 camera at Sierra Remote Observatories, CA

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-12-13 07:25:20
Limiting flux: 20 ABMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: 0.61M with Apogee U230 camera at Sierra Remote Observatories, CA

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