Discovery certificate for object 2017fym
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 12984 [ 2017TNSTR.854....1M ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-08-08 08:00:56
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: SN 2017fym
Discoverer internal name: SMT17qtw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 22:00:49.413 (330.205887) DEC = -31:09:23.36 (-31.15649)
Discovery date: 2017-07-27 14:45:36 (JD=2457962.115)


Remarks: Discovered on the citizen science project Supernova Sighting on Zooniverse by volunteers which include:Ghost_Sheep_SWR;ElisabethB;MvGulik

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-07-27 14:45:36
Flux: 19.02 ABMag
Filter: r-SM-SkyMapper
Instrument: SM-WFCam
Telescope: SkyMapper wide-field survey telescope

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-05-24 19:07:40
Limiting flux: 20.19 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/2017fym