Discovery certificate for object 2017bdq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 9293 [ 2019TNSTR.259....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-02-21 13:45:12
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 2017bdq
Discoverer internal name: iPTF17bdq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:05:09.703 (181.29043) DEC = +37:16:12.80 (37.270222)
Discovery date: 2017-02-21 10:22:04 (JD=2457805.9319907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-02-21 10:22:04
Flux: 20.243 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/2017bdq