Discovery certificate for object 2017gjq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13306 [ 2017TNSTR.934....1M ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-08-30 08:00:44
Sender: SkyMapper (smt_bot)
Reporting Group: SkyMapper     Discovery Data Source: SkyMapper

A. Moller, B. Tucker, B.Zhang, F. Panther, N.E. Sommers, R. Ridden-Harper, P. Armstrong (Australian National University) on behalf of SkyMapper Transient Survey report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2017gjq
Discoverer internal name: SMT17suk
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:00:11.363 (0.047345) DEC = -39:02:40.34 (-39.04454)
Discovery date: 2017-08-23 16:55:12.000 (JD=2457989.205)

Remarks: Discovered on the citizen science project Supernova Sighting on Zooniverse by volunteers which include:chrostek;ElisabethB;szukam


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-08-23 16:55:12.000
Flux: 19.44 ABMag
Filter: g-SM-SkyMapper
Instrument: SM-WFCam
Telescope: SkyMapper wide-field survey telescope

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-08-23 16:32:09
Limiting flux: 19.75 ABMag
Filter: r-SM-SkyMapper
Instrument: SM-WFCam
Telescope: SkyMapper wide-field survey telescope

Details of the new object can be viewed here: