Discovery certificate for object 2017cxy
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 10650 [ 2017TNSTR.414....1S ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-04-10 00:09:57
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 2017cxy
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-17en
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:23:17.926 (275.82469) DEC = -43:08:30.73 (-43.14187)
Discovery date: 2017-04-08 07:12:00 (JD=2457851.8)

Potential host galaxy: ESO 280- G 013
Host redshift: 0.020104

Remarks: In several epochs, it might be a nuclear event

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-04-08 07:12:00
Flux: 17.4 VegaMag
Filter: V-Johnson
Instrument: Cassius
Telescope: ASASSN-Cassius

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-03-31 07:40:48
Limiting flux: 17.7 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/2017cxy