Discovery certificate for object 2017cfq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 10107 [ 2017TNSTR.319....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-03-18 03:39:31
Sender: Prof. Subo Dong
Source Group: ASAS-SN

Subo Dong, J. Brimacombe for the ASAS-SN team report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2017cfq
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-17ds
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:03:55.220 (120.980083) DEC = +26:31:12.60 (26.520167)
Discovery date: 2017-03-17 08:45:19 (JD=2457829.8648032)

Potential host galaxy: IC 0491
Host redshift: 0.021648


Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-03-17 08:45:19
Flux: 17.2 VegaMag
Filter: V-Johnson
Instrument: Brutus
Telescope: ASASSN-Brutus

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-03-16 03:20:15
Limiting flux: 17 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/2017cfq