Discovery certificate for object 2017dws
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 11385 [ 2017TNSTR.528....1R ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-05-06 03:10:25
Sender: Dr. Weikang Zheng
Source Group: LOSS

T. Willie Ross, WeiKang Zheng and Alexei V. Filippenko (UC Berkeley) report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2017dws
Discoverer internal name: kait-17ae
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:40:14.170 (235.059042) DEC = +11:20:41.50 (11.344861)
Discovery date: 2017-05-03 11:59:02 (JD=2457876.9993287)


Remarks: It is a 91T type Ia around maximum light.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-05-03 11:59:02
Flux: 18.1 VegaMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-03-12 11:50:10
Limiting flux: 19 VegaMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other


Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2017dws