Discovery certificate for object 2017chi
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 10157 [ 2017TNSTR.330....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-03-20 07:07:59
Sender: Dr. Erik Kool
Reporting Group: SUNBIRD     Discovery Data Source: SUNBIRD

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

IAU Designation: AT 2017chi
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:52:16.090 (208.067042) DEC = +02:06:04.00 (2.101111)
Discovery date: 2017-03-13 08:27:23.000 (JD=2457825.8523495)

Potential host galaxy: NGC 5331


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-03-13 08:27:23.000
Flux: 17.9 VegaMag
Filter: K-Bessel
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: Instrument: Flamingos-2 on Gemini South

Last non-detection:
Archival info: Other
Remarks: Archival image VLT/HAWKI from 2011-05-26

Details of the new object can be viewed here: