Discovery certificate for object 2017fqz
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 12759 [ 2017TNSTR.805....1P ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-07-25 10:43:17
Sender: Mr. Stuart Parker
Source Group: BOSS

Stuart Parker report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2017fqz
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:21:58.780 (185.494917) DEC = -43:20:17.20 (-43.338111)
Discovery date: 2017-07-25 09:42:03 (JD=2457959.9042014)

Potential host galaxy: ESO-267-IG-041

Remarks: Stuart Parker, Canterbury, New Zealand, reports the discovery of an apparent supernova (red mag16.5) on a 30-s unfiltered CCD image (limiting mag 19) taken by himself with a 30-cm Astro-Tech AT12RC Ritchey-Chretien astrograph (+ ST10 camera) at his Parkdale Observatory in the course of the Backyard Observatory Supernova Search.Which is 16E"and 12S"of the nucleus of the galaxy ESO-267-IG-041(PGC40012)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-07-25 09:42:03
Flux: 16.5 Other
Filter: Other-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-07-05 10:08:08
Limiting flux: 18 Other
Filter: Other-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: nothing visible

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