Discovery certificate for object 2017avc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 9045 [ 2017TNSTR.461....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-02-16 15:56:23
Date made public: 2017-04-21
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 2017avc
Discoverer internal name: iPTF17avc
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:36:47.389 (129.197453) DEC = +45:11:35.69 (45.193246)
Discovery date: 2017-02-16 09:48:57 (JD=2457800.9089931)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-02-16 09:48:57
Flux: 18.5265 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: