Discovery certificate for object 2017lw
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 8028 [ 2017TNSTR..74....1S ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-01-20 12:40:35
Sender: Dr. Mathew Smith
Source Group: DES

Mathew Smith report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2017lw
Discoverer internal name: DES16E1gfm
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:33:51.248 (8.463534) DEC = -42:37:06.13 (-42.61837)
Discovery date: 2017-01-06 02:24:00 (JD=2457759.6)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-01-06 02:24:00
Flux: 21.124 ABMag
Filter: r-Sloan
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: CTIO DECAM

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-12-29 02:24:00
Limiting flux: 23.7 ABMag
Filter: r-Sloan
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: CTIO DECAM

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