Discovery certificate for object 2017bao
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 9208 [ 2019TNSTR.259....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-02-21 10:09:28
Date made public: 2019-02-21
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 2017bao
Discoverer internal name: iPTF17bao
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:55:54.315 (133.976313) DEC = +00:51:11.31 (0.853143)
Discovery date: 2017-02-21 08:12:28 (JD=2457805.8419907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-02-21 08:12:28
Flux: 19.282 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/2017bao