Discovery certificate for object 2017jof
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 15892

Date Received (UTC): 2017-12-31 22:15:32
Sender: Pan-STARRS1 (PS1_Bot1)
Source Group: Pan-STARRS1

K. C. Chambers, M. E. Huber, H. Flewelling, E. A. Magnier, A. Schultz, T. Lowe, J. Bulger (IfA, University of Hawaii), S. J. Smartt, K. W. Smith (Queen's University Belfast), J. Tonry, C. Waters, (IfA, University of Hawaii) D. E. Wright (University of Minnesota), D. R. Young (Queen's University Belfast) report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2017jof
Discoverer internal name: PS17fsx
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 22:10:46.956 (332.695651902) DEC = -23:26:44.97 (-23.4458259374)
Discovery date: 2017-09-23 08:16:47 (JD=2458019.8449884)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-09-23 08:16:47
Flux: 20.32 ABMag
Filter: w-PS1
Instrument: GPC1
Telescope: Pan-STARRS

Last non-detection:
Archival info: DSS

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