Discovery certificate for object 2017cam
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 9958 [ 2017TNSTR.282....1B ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-03-08 18:51:03
Sender: Prof. Krzysztof Stanek
Source Group: ASAS-SN

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

IAU Designation: AT 2017cam
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-17di
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:51:55.728 (252.9822) DEC = -16:21:04.03 (-16.35112)
Discovery date: 2017-03-05 08:52:48 (JD=2457817.87)


Remarks: Confirmed by J. Brimacombe and R. Post, matches to a very faint, blue source in PS-1 images, so could be a SLSN or a CV, spectra needed

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-03-05 08:52:48
Flux: 16.5 VegaMag
Filter: V-Johnson
Instrument: Cassius
Telescope: ASASSN-Cassius

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-02-28 08:09:36
Limiting flux: 17.5 VegaMag
Filter: V-Johnson
Instrument: Cassius
Telescope: ASASSN-Cassius


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