Discovery certificate for object 2017efp
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 11652 [ 2017TNSTR.582....1M ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-05-23 05:00:27
Sender: SkyMapper (smt_bot)
Reporting Group: SkyMapper     Discovery Data Source: SkyMapper

A. Moller, B. Tucker, B.Zhang, F. Panther, N.E. Sommers, R. Ridden-Harper, P. Armstrong (Australian National University) on behalf of SkyMapper Transient Survey report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2017efp
Discoverer internal name: SMT17iay
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:13:21.652 (198.340215) DEC = -33:26:21.05 (-33.43918)
Discovery date: 2017-04-28 13:35:02.000 (JD=2457872.0659954)

Remarks: Discovered on the citizen science project Supernova Sigting on Zooniverse by volunteers which include:keeps2013;Missybee35;CryMeaRiver66


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-04-28 13:35:02.000
Flux: 20.67 ABMag
Filter: r-SM-SkyMapper
Instrument: SM-WFCam
Telescope: SkyMapper wide-field survey telescope

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-04-27 13:37:55
Limiting flux: 20.51 ABMag
Filter: g-SM-SkyMapper
Instrument: SM-WFCam
Telescope: SkyMapper wide-field survey telescope

Details of the new object can be viewed here: