Discovery certificate for object 2017aue
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 9019 [ 2017TNSTR.187....1M ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-02-15 14:24:36
Sender: Mr. Herman Mikuz
Source Group: PIKA

Herman Mikuz report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2017aue
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:24:18.850 (246.078542) DEC = +51:23:44.10 (51.395583)
Discovery date: 2017-02-15 04:06:14 (JD=2457799.6709954)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-02-15 04:06:14
Flux: 17.9 ABMag
Filter: R-Cousins
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: Supernova was discovered by H. Mikuz at Crni Vrh Observatory on four R-filter CCD images, taken on 2017 February 15.171-15.209 UT with the 60-cm f/3.3 Cichocki reflector in the course of the Comet and Asteroid Search Program (PIKA).

Last non-detection:
Archival info: Other
Remarks: Not detected on PIKA archival R band images taken on 2016-05-20 (lmag 19.0), 2015-05-28 (lmag 18.8) and unfiltered images from 2011-05-01 (lmag 19.0).

Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2017aue