Discovery certificate for object 2017aar
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 8470 [ 2019TNSTR.191....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-02-02 09:42:11
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 2017aar
Discoverer internal name: iPTF17aar
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 07:25:29.018 (111.370907) DEC = +17:22:44.22 (17.378949)
Discovery date: 2017-02-01 06:41:45 (JD=2457785.7789931)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-02-01 06:41:45
Flux: 19.519 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: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2017aar