Discovery certificate for object 2017fvq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 12902 [ 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 2017fvq
Discoverer internal name: SMT17lsw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:25:00.578 (351.25241) DEC = -00:38:17.27 (-0.63813)
Discovery date: 2017-07-21 16:45:07 (JD=2457956.1979977)


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

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-07-21 16:45:07
Flux: 19.39 ABMag
Filter: r-SM-SkyMapper
Instrument: SM-WFCam
Telescope: SkyMapper wide-field survey telescope

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-10-11 12:04:19
Limiting flux: 19.92 ABMag
Filter: r-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/2017fvq