Discovery certificate for object 2017po
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 8128 [ 2017TNSTR.107....1S ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-01-26 22:59:05
Sender: Prof. Krzysztof Stanek
Source Group: ASAS-SN

K. Z. Stanek, for the ASAS-SN team report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2017po
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-17bh
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:03:51.710 (240.96546) DEC = +39:59:25.40 (39.99039)
Discovery date: 2017-01-26 14:38:24 (JD=2457780.11)

Potential host galaxy: CGCG 223-033 NED01
Host redshift: 0.031864

Remarks: SN candidate in a merging galaxy pair

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-01-26 14:38:24
Flux: 16.6 VegaMag
Filter: V-Johnson
Instrument: Brutus
Telescope: ASASSN-Brutus

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-01-24 15:07:12
Limiting flux: 17.1 VegaMag
Filter: V-Johnson
Instrument: Brutus
Telescope: ASASSN-Brutus


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