Discovery certificate for object 2017fbp
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 12311 [ 2017TNSTR.713....1B ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-07-01 21:21:39
Sender: Prof. Krzysztof Stanek
Source Group: ASAS-SN

J. Brimacombe, K. Z. Stanek, for the ASAS-SN team report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2017fbp
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-17iq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 03:17:27.862 (49.36609) DEC = -00:05:11.26 (-0.08646)
Discovery date: 2017-07-01 09:50:24 (JD=2457935.91)

Potential host galaxy: UGC 02645
Host redshift: 0.022891

Remarks: Confirmed by J. Brimacombe, SN candidate present in several images taken after the seasonal break

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-07-01 09:50:24
Flux: 17.5 VegaMag
Filter: V-Johnson
Instrument: Cassius
Telescope: ASASSN-Cassius

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-02-28 00:28:48
Limiting flux: 17.6 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/2017fbp