Discovery certificate for object 2017jzy
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 16594 [ 2018TNSTR.109....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-01-23 01:09:54
Sender: Erik Kool
Reporting Group: SUNBIRD     Discovery Data Source: SUNBIRD

Erik Kool report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2017jzy
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:51:13.900 (27.807917) DEC = +22:34:51.00 (22.580833)
Discovery date: 2017-12-06 04:48:00.000 (JD=2458093.7)

Potential host galaxy: NGC 695
Host redshift: 0.032472


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-12-06 04:48:00.000
Flux: 19.9 VegaMag
Filter: K-Bessel
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: Discovered with NIRC2 on Keck

Last non-detection:
Archival info: Other
Remarks: HST NICMOS F160W archival image from 2008-08-29

Details of the new object can be viewed here: