Discovery certificate for object 2017boa
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 9607 [ 2017TNSTR.262....1B ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-02-28 12:15:50
Date made public: 2017-03-01
Sender: Prof. Médéric Boquien
Source Group: None

Médéric Boquien, Dalya Baron, Lluís Galbany, Dovi Poznanski report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2017boa
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:30:31.629 (217.631785826) DEC = +52:42:15.57 (52.7043249401)
Discovery date: 2017-01-18 15:00:00 (JD=2457772.125)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J143031.19+524225.8
Host redshift: 0.045

Remarks: SNIa discovered in an SDSS-IV/MaNGA spectra (Bundy et al. 2015; ​http://www.sdss.org/surveys/manga/) found by the algorithm of Baron & Poznanski (2017).

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-01-18 15:00:00
Flux: 19 ABMag
Filter: r-Sloan
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: Observed at the APO 2.5m with the MaNGA IFU spectrograph.

Last non-detection:
Archival info: SDSS

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