AT 2017foa
RA/DEC (2000)
00:43:14.50 +41:33:57.20
10.810417 +41.565889
Type
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Redshift
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Discovery Date
2017-07-19 03:04:00
TNS AT
Y
Public
Y
Host Name
M31
Discovery Mag
18.4
Filter
Clear-
Discoverer/s
Emmanuel Conseil
Spectra
No Data
Light Curves
FilterTel / InstObs-date rangePhotometry
Clear-Other_Other2017-07-15 04:05:00 - 2017-07-19 03:04:002
Photometry
IDObs-dateMag. / FluxErrLim. Mag./FluxUnitsFilterTel / InstExp-timeObserver/sRemarks
187732017-07-19 03:04:0018.419VegaMagClear-Other_Other50Images taken with Slooh space robotic telescope T2, at Mt Teide, Canary Islands
187722017-07-15 04:05:0019VegaMagClear-Other_Other50E. Conseil[Last non detection]
AT Reportings
IDTime received (UT)SenderReporter/s (Discoverer/s)GroupRADECDiscovery date (UT)Discovery Mag.FilterRelated filesAT TypeInternal nameAssoc. GroupsEnd prop. periodRemarks
126712017-07-19 11:44:31econseilEmmanuel Conseil00:43:14.50+41:33:57.202017-07-19 03:04:0018.4Clear-PNVEmmanuel Conseil reports the discovery of a possible nova in M31. The transient is visible in 6 images (50s exposures, clear filter) taken between 02h24 and 03h07 with Slohh space robotic telescope T2, at Mt Teide, Canary islands. Image available here : https://www.flickr.com/photos/econseil/35212468283 No asteroid detected at this position at that date and no known object.
Related files
FileFile TypeCommentsLast Modified (UT)Modified By
tns_2017foa_atrep_12671.bmpDiscovery image2017-07-19 11:44:31econseil
Classification Reportings
No Data

Comments

Confirmed as a classical nova of the FeII spectroscopic class by S.C. Williams & M.J. Darnley (AstronomerTelegram n°10619)

Observatory code G40 for additional photometry, not G44

Object JD CVmag Error
AT2017foa 2457953.5996 18.6 0.147
AT2017foa 2457953.6007 18.6 0.084
AT2017foa 2457953.6019 18.7 0.079
AT2017foa 2457953.6274 18.8 0.093
AT2017foa 2457953.6285 18.3 0.089
AT2017foa 2457953.6296 18.4 0.122
AT2017foa 2457954.6030 18.0 0.070
AT2017foa 2457954.6042 18.1 0.064
AT2017foa 2457954.6053 18.0 0.076
AT2017foa 2457954.6419 18.1 0.071
AT2017foa 2457954.6430 18.0 0.059
AT2017foa 2457955.6206 17.4 0.033
AT2017foa 2457955.6218 17.4 0.054
AT2017foa 2457955.6229 17.5 0.078
AT2017foa 2457956.5996 17.3 0.060
AT2017foa 2457956.6007 17.2 0.049
AT2017foa 2457956.6019 17.1 0.040
AT2017foa 2457957.6309 18.8 0.078
AT2017foa 2457957.6320 19.1 0.074
AT2017foa 2457957.6331 18.8 0.073
AT2017foa 2457958.6275 18.8 0.158
AT2017foa 2457958.6286 18.7 0.114
AT2017foa 2457958.6298 18.9 0.221
AT2017foa 2457959.5996 18.1 0.079
AT2017foa 2457959.6008 18.2 0.080
AT2017foa 2457959.6019 18.3 0.123

Instrument : Slooh robotic telescope T2, 17" F/6.8 + FLI PL16803, observatory code G44
Observer : E. Conseil (CEMB), AAVSO