Discovery certificate for object 2017fvn
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 12899 [ 2017TNSTR.832....1M ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-08-02 07:22:18
Sender: SkyMapper (smt_bot)
Source Group: SkyMapper

A. Moller, B. Tucker, B.Zhang, F. Panther, N.E. Sommers, R. Ridden-Harper, P. Armstrong (Australian National University) on behalf of SkyMapper Transient Survey report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2017fvn
Discoverer internal name: SMT17nyw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:21:01.611 (350.256711) DEC = -28:53:24.29 (-28.89008)
Discovery date: 2017-07-26 13:49:26 (JD=2457961.0759954)


Remarks: Discovered on the citizen science project Supernova Sigting on Zooniverse by volunteers which include:None

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-07-26 13:49:26
Flux: 19.9 ABMag
Filter: r-SM-SkyMapper
Instrument: SM-WFCam
Telescope: SkyMapper wide-field survey telescope

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-04-29 19:09:07
Limiting flux: 19.72 ABMag
Filter: g-SM-SkyMapper
Instrument: SM-WFCam
Telescope: SkyMapper wide-field survey telescope


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