Discovery certificate for object 2017cav
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 9967 [ 2017TNSTR.290....1S ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-03-09 03:55:32
Sender: Prof. Krzysztof Stanek
Source Group: ASAS-SN

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

IAU Designation: SN 2017cav
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-17dj
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:06:43.915 (271.68298) DEC = +06:50:19.64 (6.83879)
Discovery date: 2017-03-06 13:55:12 (JD=2457819.08)


Remarks: Towards a blue, uncatalogued extended source present in PS-1 images, present in several epochs

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-03-06 13:55:12
Flux: 16.3 VegaMag
Filter: V-Johnson
Instrument: Brutus
Telescope: ASASSN-Brutus

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-02-22 15:07:12
Limiting flux: 17.7 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/2017cav