Discovery certificate for object 2017aud
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 9018 [ 2019TNSTR.247....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-02-15 12:50:15
Date made public: 2019-02-15
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 2017aud
Discoverer internal name: iPTF17aud
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 07:31:51.700 (112.965416) DEC = +76:34:09.40 (76.569279)
Discovery date: 2017-02-15 09:34:33.000 (JD=2457799.8989931)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-02-15 09:34:33.000
Flux: 18.753 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: