Discovery certificate for object 2017fvz
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 12911 [ 2017TNSTR.831....1H ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-08-02 23:49:20
Sender: Dr. Weikang Zheng
Source Group: LOSS

Julia C. Hestenes, WeiKang Zheng and Alexei V. Filippenko (UC Berkeley) report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2017fvz
Discoverer internal name: kait-17bm
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:45:01.030 (296.254292) DEC = -14:46:50.74 (-14.780761)
Discovery date: 2017-08-02 08:47:30 (JD=2457967.8663194)

Potential host galaxy: NGC6822


Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-08-02 08:47:30
Flux: 17.5 VegaMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-08-01 09:12:55
Limiting flux: 19 VegaMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other


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