Discovery certificate for object 2017avd
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 9046 [ 2019TNSTR.249....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-02-16 15:59:16
Date made public: 2019-02-16
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 2017avd
Discoverer internal name: iPTF17avd
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 06:23:23.457 (95.847736) DEC = +73:07:43.05 (73.128625)
Discovery date: 2017-02-16 06:07:12.000 (JD=2457800.755)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-02-16 06:07:12.000
Flux: 17.4893 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: