Discovery certificate for object 2017aaq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 8469 [ 2019TNSTR.191....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-02-02 09:42:03
Date made public: 2019-02-02
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 2017aaq
Discoverer internal name: iPTF17aaq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:54:51.011 (163.712547) DEC = +27:20:41.07 (27.344743)
Discovery date: 2017-02-01 13:10:33 (JD=2457786.0489931)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-02-01 13:10:33
Flux: 20.118 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: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2017aaq