Discovery certificate for object 2017nx
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 8083 [ 2017TNSTR..99....1M ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-01-24 12:24:46
Sender: Dr. Blaz Mikuz
Source Group: PIKA

S. Maticic report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2017nx
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 06:24:07.000 (96.029167) DEC = +36:19:60.00 (36.333333)
Discovery date: 2017-01-23 21:20:58 (JD=2457777.3895602)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-01-23 21:20:58
Flux: 18.2 ABMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: Supernova was discovered by S. Maticic at Crni Vrh Observatory on four unfiltered CCD images, taken on 2017 January 23.890-23.920 UT with the 60-cm f/3.3 Cichocki reflector in the course of the Comet and Asteroid Search Program (PIKA).

Last non-detection:
Archival info: DSS

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