Discovery certificate for object 2017fus
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 12868

Date Received (UTC): 2017-07-31 02:26:29
Sender: Mr. Stuart Parker
Source Group: BOSS

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

IAU Designation: AT 2017fus
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 21:00:39.80 (315.165833) DEC = -28:51:25.40 (-28.857056)
Discovery date: 2017-07-29 10:21:21 (JD=2457963.9314931)

Potential host galaxy: ESO-464-G12

Remarks: Stuart Parker, Canterbury, New Zealand, reports the discovery of an apparent supernova (red mag18) on a 30-s unfiltered CCD image (limiting mag 19.5) 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 3W"and 15N"of the nucleus of the galaxy ESO-267-G0-12(PGC65886)

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-07-29 10:21:21
Flux: 18 Other
Filter: Other-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: quite faint in the galaxy arm

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-06-19 01:17:04
Limiting flux: 18 Other
Filter: Other-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: possible detection very faint unsure

Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2017fus