Discovery certificate for object 2017fyo
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 12986 [ 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 2017fyo
Discoverer internal name: SMT17rfk
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 21:08:19.618 (317.081741) DEC = -43:40:13.08 (-43.6703)
Discovery date: 2017-07-26 11:02:24.000 (JD=2457960.96)

Remarks: Discovered on the citizen science project Supernova Sighting on Zooniverse by volunteers which include:Barringj;SkyMap;autolykos


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-07-26 11:02:24.000
Flux: 18.51 ABMag
Filter: r-SM-SkyMapper
Instrument: SM-WFCam
Telescope: SkyMapper wide-field survey telescope

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-07-22 11:26:52
Limiting flux: 20.39 ABMag
Filter: g-SM-SkyMapper
Instrument: SM-WFCam
Telescope: SkyMapper wide-field survey telescope

Details of the new object can be viewed here: