Discovery certificate for object 2017yh
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 8401 [ 2017TNSTR.129....1S ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-01-30 16:53:44
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 2017yh
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-17bs
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:52:06.247 (268.02603) DEC = +21:33:58.32 (21.5662)
Discovery date: 2017-01-30 15:36:00 (JD=2457784.15)

Potential host galaxy: IC 1269
Host redshift: 0.020401

Remarks: First exposure taken after seasonal break.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-01-30 15:36:00
Flux: 16.5 VegaMag
Filter: V-Johnson
Instrument: Brutus
Telescope: ASASSN-Brutus

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-10-07 05:02:24
Limiting flux: 18.1 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/2017yh