Discovery certificate for object 2017fwa
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 12913 [ 2017TNSTR.837....1M ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-08-03 07:17:53
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: SN 2017fwa
Discoverer internal name: SMT17qul
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 22:19:14.205 (334.809186) DEC = -28:24:11.41 (-28.40317)
Discovery date: 2017-07-27 17:42:43 (JD=2457962.2379977)


Remarks: Discovered on the citizen science project Supernova Sigting on Zooniverse by volunteers which include:CarlKing

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-07-27 17:42:43
Flux: 19.73 ABMag
Filter: r-SM-SkyMapper
Instrument: SM-WFCam
Telescope: SkyMapper wide-field survey telescope

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-07-26 13:07:40
Limiting flux: 20.49 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/2017fwa