Discovery certificate for object 2017aao
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 8466 [ 2019TNSTR.180....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-02-01 18:59:12
Date made public: 2019-02-01
Sender: iPTF (iPTF_Bot1)
Source Group: iPTF

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

IAU Designation: AT 2017aao
Discoverer internal name: iPTF17aao
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 06:23:50.125 (95.958856) DEC = +51:38:46.30 (51.646194)
Discovery date: 2017-01-31 06:02:52 (JD=2457784.7519907)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-01-31 06:02:52
Flux: 18.4626 ABMag
Filter: I-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: