Discovery certificate for object 2017fbr
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 12313 [ 2017TNSTR.723....1W ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-07-02 01:58:05
Sender: Prof. Krzysztof Stanek
Source Group: ASAS-SN

W. Wiethoff, G. Stone, R. Post, J. Brimacombe, E. Falco, J. L. Prieto, K. Z. Stanek report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2017fbr
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-17ir
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:40:59.691 (235.248713) DEC = +51:26:16.53 (51.437925)
Discovery date: 2017-06-25 10:04:48 (JD=2457929.92)

Potential host galaxy: 2MASX J15405965+5126159
Host redshift: 0.037026

Remarks: In several epochs, confirmed via follow-up images, close to the nucleus

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-06-25 10:04:48
Flux: 17.5 VegaMag
Filter: V-Johnson
Instrument: Brutus
Telescope: ASASSN-Brutus

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-06-21 10:04:48
Limiting flux: 17.8 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/2017fbr