Discovery certificate for object 2017dfv
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 10906 [ 2017TNSTR.452....1S ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-04-20 19:28:52
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 2017dfv
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-17fg
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 05:00:36.053 (75.15022) DEC = -62:04:13.37 (-62.07038)
Discovery date: 2017-04-19 23:45:36 (JD=2457863.49)

Potential host galaxy: ESO 119-IG 027 NED02
Host redshift: 0.028086

Remarks: In two epochs, on the rise

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-04-19 23:45:36
Flux: 17.1 VegaMag
Filter: V-Johnson
Instrument: Cassius
Telescope: ASASSN-Cassius

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-04-11 00:34:33
Limiting flux: 17.1 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/2017dfv