Discovery certificate for object 2017avf
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 9048 [ 2019TNSTR.249....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-02-16 16:23:43
Date made public: 2019-02-16
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 2017avf
Discoverer internal name: iPTF17avf
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:47:28.261 (176.867754) DEC = +45:22:34.26 (45.376183)
Discovery date: 2017-02-16 13:35:02 (JD=2457801.0659954)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-02-16 13:35:02
Flux: 18.981 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/2017avf