Discovery certificate for object 2017bzc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 9918

Date Received (UTC): 2017-03-07 20:43:46
Sender: Mr. Stuart Parker
Source Group: BOSS

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

IAU Designation: SN 2017bzc
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:16:14.69 (349.061208) DEC = -42:34:10.90 (-42.569694)
Discovery date: 2017-03-07 05:16:28 (JD=2457819.7197685)

Potential host galaxy: NGC7552

Remarks: Stuart Parker, Canterbury, New Zealand, reports the discovery of an apparent supernova (red mag 12.8) on a 30-s unfiltered CCD image (limiting mag 16.0) 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 45E"and 50N"of the nucleus of the galaxy NGC7552 This is a very early morning target

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-03-07 05:16:28
Flux: 12.8 Other
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: Stuart Parker, Canterbury, New Zealand, reports the discovery of an apparent supernova (red mag 12.8) on a 30-s unfiltered CCD image (limiting mag 16.0) 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 45E"and 50N"of the nucleus of the galaxy NGC7552 This is a very early morning target

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-11-08 10:42:00
Limiting flux: 18 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/2017bzc