Discovery certificate for object 2017cfd
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 10093 [ 2017TNSTR.315....1H ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-03-17 03:55:03
Sender: Dr. Weikang Zheng
Source Group: LOSS

Andrew Halle, WeiKang Zheng and Alexei V. Filippenko (UC Berkeley) report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2017cfd
Discoverer internal name: kait-17I
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:40:49.150 (130.204792) DEC = +73:29:15.14 (73.487539)
Discovery date: 2017-03-16 06:32:37 (JD=2457828.7726505)

Potential host galaxy: IC 511
Host redshift: 0.0119


Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-03-16 06:32:37
Flux: 19 VegaMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-03-14 07:25:49
Limiting flux: 18.5 VegaMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other


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