Discovery certificate for object 2017jfz
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 15593 [ 2017TNSTR1492....1S ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-12-29 06:50:48
Sender: Dr. Weikang Zheng
Source Group: LOSS

Costas Soler, WeiKang Zheng and Alexei V. Filippenko (UC Berkeley) report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2017jfz
Discoverer internal name: kait-17do
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:42:59.660 (10.748583) DEC = +41:21:28.80 (41.358)
Discovery date: 2017-12-29 04:57:13 (JD=2458116.7064005)

Potential host galaxy: M31

Remarks: The object was also detected at similar mag of clear ~17.6 one day ago on Dec. 28.132 UT.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-12-29 04:57:13
Flux: 17.6 VegaMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-12-19 04:05:33
Limiting flux: 18 VegaMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other


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