Discovery certificate for object 2017jk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 7954 [ 2017TNSTR..62....1B ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-01-16 23:21:57
Sender: Dr. Weikang Zheng
Source Group: LOSS

Andrew C. Bigley, Weikang Zheng, Alexei Filippenko (UC Berkeley) report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2017jk
Discoverer internal name: kait-17D
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:45:14.740 (251.311417) DEC = +70:48:26.60 (70.807389)
Discovery date: 2017-01-15 14:07:18 (JD=2457769.0884028)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-01-15 14:07:18
Flux: 18.4 VegaMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2011-07-08 07:34:31
Limiting flux: 19 VegaMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other


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