Discovery certificate for object 2017jcu
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 15495

Date Received (UTC): 2017-12-22 17:14:37
Sender: Dr. Richard S Post
Source Group: POSS

R. Gagliano, R. Post, E. Weinberg, J. Newton, T. Puckett report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2017jcu
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 03:22:46.90 (50.695417) DEC = +00:08:53.10 (0.148083)
Discovery date: 2017-12-22 05:50:27 (JD=2458109.7433680557)

Potential host galaxy: UGC02705
Host redshift: 0.0229


Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-12-22 05:50:27
Flux: 17.9 ABMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: 610cm CDK with Apogee U230 at Sierra Remote Observatories

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-12-14 04:15:10
Limiting flux: 20 ABMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: 610cm CDK with Apogee U230 at Sierra Remote Observatories

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