Discovery certificate for object 2017fxq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 12960 [ 2017TNSTR.851....1M ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-08-07 07:04:05
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 2017fxq
Discoverer internal name: SMT17kms
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 22:10:37.710 (332.657125) DEC = -35:03:43.56 (-35.0621)
Discovery date: 2017-07-18 12:27:21 (JD=2457953.0189931)


Remarks: Discovered on the citizen science project Supernova Sighting on Zooniverse by volunteers which include:ElisabethB;A.F.Jonkeren;-

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-07-18 12:27:21
Flux: 19.88 ABMag
Filter: g-SM-SkyMapper
Instrument: SM-WFCam
Telescope: SkyMapper wide-field survey telescope

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-05-24 19:09:07
Limiting flux: 20.13 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/2017fxq