Discovery certificate for object 2017aam
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 8464 [ 2017TNSTR.461....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-02-01 18:58:25
Date made public: 2017-04-21
Sender: iPTF (iPTF_Bot1)
Reporting Group: iPTF     Discovery Data Source: iPTF

M. Kasliwal, Y. Cao (Caltech), on behalf of iPTF report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2017aam
Discoverer internal name: iPTF17aam
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 07:38:40.006 (114.66669) DEC = +09:22:03.69 (9.367693)
Discovery date: 2017-02-01 07:36:28.000 (JD=2457785.8169907)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-02-01 07:36:28.000
Flux: 19.8116 ABMag
Filter: g-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: