Discovery certificate for object 2017cet
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 10083

Date Received (UTC): 2017-03-16 09:42:37
Sender: Mr. Stuart Parker
Source Group: BOSS

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

IAU Designation: AT 2017cet
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 02:25:06.13 (36.275542) DEC = -24:47:10.70 (-24.786306)
Discovery date: 2017-03-15 07:57:43 (JD=2457827.8317477)

Potential host galaxy: NGC922

Remarks: Stuart Parker, Canterbury, New Zealand, reports the discovery of an apparent supernova (red mag 16.2) on a 30-s unfiltered CCD image (limiting mag 18) 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 24E"and 11N"of the nucleus of the galaxy NGC922 This is a Evening Target

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-03-15 07:57:43
Flux: 16.2 Other
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: Stuart Parker, Canterbury, New Zealand, reports the discovery of an apparent supernova (red mag 16.1) on a 30-s unfiltered CCD image (limiting mag 18) 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 24E"and 11N"of the nucleus of the galaxy NGC922 This is a Evening Target

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-02-02 10:34:31
Limiting flux: 17 Other
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: Not Visible

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