Discovery certificate for object 2017jei
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 15541 [ 2017TNSTR1481....1W ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-12-27 06:19:54
Sender: Dr. Lukasz Wyrzykowski
Source Group: OGLE

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

IAU Designation: SN 2017jei
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 03:14:12.030 (48.550125) DEC = -71:12:25.50 (-71.207083)
Discovery date: 2017-12-27 06:16:12 (JD=2458114.76125)

Potential host galaxy: OGLE-GAL-MBR131.24-1694.208-1278.927

Remarks: Slowly rising transient 1.07 arcsec away from the center of a face-on galaxy.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-12-27 06:16:12
Flux: 21.018 VegaMag
Filter: I-Cousins
Instrument: OGLEIV-Cam
Telescope: The 1.3 m OGLE Warsaw Telescope

Remarks: forced photometry

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-11-11 04:08:21
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/2017jei