Discovery certificate for object 2017bzb
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 9917

Date Received (UTC): 2017-03-07 20:22:45
Sender: Mr. Stuart Parker
Source Group: BOSS

Stuart Parker report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2017bzb
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 22:57:17.30 (344.322083) DEC = -41:00:57.60 (-41.016)
Discovery date: 2017-03-07 05:06:55 (JD=2457819.7131366)

Potential host galaxy: NGC7424

Remarks: Stuart Parker, Canterbury, New Zealand, reports the discovery of an apparent supernova (red mag 13.0) on a 30-s unfiltered CCD image (limiting mag 16.5) Early dawn image reduced contrast taken by himself with a 30-cm Astro-Tech AT12RC Ritchey-Chretien astrograph (+ ST10 camera) at his Parkdale Observatory in the course of the Backyard Observatory Supernova Search.Which is 12W"and 196N"of the nucleus of the galaxy NGC7424 This is a very early morning target

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-03-07 05:06:55
Flux: 13 Other
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: Stuart Parker, Canterbury, New Zealand, reports the discovery of an apparent supernova (red mag 13.0) on a 30-s unfiltered CCD image (limiting mag 16.5) taken by himself with a 30-cm Astro-Tech AT12RC Ritchey-Chretien astrograph (+ ST10 camera) at his Parkdale Observatory in the course of the Backyard Observatory Supernova Search.Which is 12W"and 196N"of the nucleus of the galaxy NGC7424 This is a very early morning target

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-11-08 11:59:00
Limiting flux: 17 Other
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: last seasons image nothing visible

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