Discovery certificate for object 2017cii
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 10185 [ 2017TNSTR.332....1S ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-03-21 14:39:29
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 2017cii
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-17du
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:33:19.802 (248.33251) DEC = +23:43:51.60 (23.731)
Discovery date: 2017-03-21 13:12:00 (JD=2457834.05)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J163319.94+234356.4
Host redshift: 0.033253

Remarks: In two epochs, on the rise

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-03-21 13:12:00
Flux: 17.3 VegaMag
Filter: V-Johnson
Instrument: Brutus
Telescope: ASASSN-Brutus

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-03-14 13:40:47
Limiting flux: 17.3 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/2017cii