Discovery certificate for object 2014fd
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13559 [ 2019TNSTR1778....1I ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-09-08 23:46:55
Date made public: 2019-09-08
Sender: iPTF (iPTF_Bot1)
Source Group: iPTF

iPTF report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2014fd
Discoverer internal name: iPTF14fd
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:38:15.181 (9.5632557) DEC = +40:51:33.75 (40.8593749)
Discovery date: 2014-08-05 11:21:07 (JD=2456874.9729977)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2014-08-05 11:21:07
Flux: 20.8304 ABMag
Filter: R-PTF
Instrument: CFH12k
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2009-01-01 00:00:00
Limiting flux: 21.5 ABMag
Filter: R-PTF
Instrument: CFH12k
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin


Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2014fd