Discovery certificate for object 2017fvo
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 12900 [ 2017TNSTR.832....1M ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-08-02 07:22:18
Sender: SkyMapper (smt_bot)
Reporting Group: SkyMapper     Discovery Data Source: 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 2017fvo
Discoverer internal name: SMT17kmn
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 21:37:44.261 (324.434421) DEC = -38:33:40.68 (-38.5613)
Discovery date: 2017-07-21 11:08:09 (JD=2457955.9639931)


Remarks: Discovered on the citizen science project Supernova Sigting on Zooniverse by volunteers which include:Barringj;DGDelfrate

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-07-21 11:08:09
Flux: 19.2 ABMag
Filter: r-SM-SkyMapper
Instrument: SM-WFCam
Telescope: SkyMapper wide-field survey telescope

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-05-24 18:27:21
Limiting flux: 15.59 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/2017fvo