[vsnet-alert 20991] TCP J17394608-2457555: new transient (13.6 mag) in Ophiuchus

Patrick Schmeer pasc1312-aavso@yahoo.de via vsnet-alert vsnet-alert at ooruri.kusastro.kyoto-u.ac.jp
Tue May 9 05:00:20 JST 2017

TCP J17394608-2457555

Discoverer: Koichi Itagaki (Yamagata, Japan)

R.A. 17h39m46.08s  Decl. -24°57'55.5"  (J2000.0)
2017 May 8.7511 UT, 13.6 mag (CCD, unfiltered)


The red star (bright in the infrared)
2MASS J17394584-2457504 is 6" from the
reported position of the transient.

Further designations for this red star:
USNO-B1.0 0650-0519036 (R1=17.26, B2=19.52, R2=18.15, I=14.06)
GSC2.3 S8E3029093 (F= 17.24)
WISE J173945.82-245750.0 (W1=8.260, W2=8.219, W3=8.089, W4=8.345)
VVV J173945.85-245750.33	

Clear skies,

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