Discovery certificate for object 2017yt
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 8416 [ 2017TNSTR.133....1S ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-01-31 12:09:39
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 2017yt
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-17bt
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 09:44:11.333 (146.04722) DEC = +32:50:34.62 (32.84295)
Discovery date: 2017-01-31 10:48:00 (JD=2457784.95)

Potential host galaxy: 2MASX J09441179+3250341
Host redshift: 0.045336

Remarks: In several epochs

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-01-31 10:48:00
Flux: 17 VegaMag
Filter: V-Johnson
Instrument: Brutus
Telescope: ASASSN-Brutus

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-01-20 14:52:48
Limiting flux: 17.5 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/2017yt