Discovery certificate for object 2017bc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 7703 [ 2017TNSTR..21....1S ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-01-05 17:15:45
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: SN 2017bc
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-17af
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:19:50.806 (184.96169) DEC = -06:51:19.66 (-6.85546)
Discovery date: 2017-01-05 12:00:00 (JD=2457759)

Potential host galaxy: MCG -01-32-001

Remarks: In several epochs, on the rise

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-01-05 12:00:00
Flux: 17.4 VegaMag
Filter: V-Johnson
Instrument: Brutus
Telescope: ASASSN-Brutus

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-12-29 13:55:12
Limiting flux: 18 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/2017bc