Discovery certificate for object 2017dfq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 10900 [ 2017TNSTR.452....1S ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-04-20 14:56:00
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 2017dfq
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-17ff
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:03:13.001 (165.80417) DEC = +11:04:40.87 (11.07802)
Discovery date: 2017-04-20 06:04:19 (JD=2457863.7529977)

Potential host galaxy: NGC 3506
Host redshift: 0.021358

Remarks: In two epochs, on the rise

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-04-20 06:04:19
Flux: 17.3 VegaMag
Filter: V-Johnson
Instrument: Cassius
Telescope: ASASSN-Cassius

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-04-12 06:14:24
Limiting flux: 17.1 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/2017dfq