Discovery certificate for object 2017atg
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 8990 [ 2017TNSTR.189....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-02-14 08:34:13
Date made public: 2017-02-15
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 2017atg
Discoverer internal name: iPTF17atg
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 07:39:32.532 (114.885548) DEC = +18:24:46.93 (18.413037)
Discovery date: 2017-02-14 05:11:02 (JD=2457798.7159954)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-02-14 05:11:02
Flux: 18.705 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/2017atg