Discovery certificate for object 2017caw
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 9968

Date Received (UTC): 2017-03-09 10:48:23
Sender: Mr. Stuart Parker
Source Group: BOSS

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

IAU Designation: SN 2017caw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:07:50.10 (121.95875) DEC = -61:46:15.60 (-61.771)
Discovery date: 2017-03-08 01:53:19 (JD=2457820.5786921)

Potential host galaxy: PGC22822

Remarks: Stuart Parker, Canterbury, New Zealand, reports the discovery of an apparent supernova (red mag 18.3) on a 30-s unfiltered CCD image (limiting mag 19) 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 1.5W"and 14.6S"of the nucleus of the galaxy PGC22822

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-03-08 01:53:19
Flux: 18 Other
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: Stuart Parker, Canterbury, New Zealand, reports the discovery of an apparent supernova (red mag 18.3) on a 30-s unfiltered CCD image (limiting mag 19) 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 1.5W"and 14.6S"of the nucleus of the galaxy PGC22822

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-10-22 01:50:00
Limiting flux: 19 Other
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: nothing visible

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