Discovery certificate for object 2017bkc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 9481 [ 2017TNSTR.235....1B ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-02-24 18:44:04
Sender: Prof. Krzysztof Stanek
Source Group: ASAS-SN

J. Brimacombe, K. Z. Stanek, for the ASAS-SN team report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2017bkc
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-17cz
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:50:29.974 (267.62489) DEC = -01:48:09.07 (-1.80252)
Discovery date: 2017-02-23 15:21:36 (JD=2457808.14)

Potential host galaxy: 2MASX J17503055-0148023
Host redshift: 0.017382

Remarks: Confirmed by J. Brimacombe

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-02-23 15:21:36
Flux: 16.9 VegaMag
Filter: V-Johnson
Instrument: Brutus
Telescope: ASASSN-Brutus

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-02-15 15:07:12
Limiting flux: 17.5 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/2017bkc