Discovery certificate for object 2017bfb
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 9335

Date Received (UTC): 2017-02-22 00:23:17
Sender: Pan-STARRS1 (PS1_Bot1)
Source Group: Pan-STARRS1

K. C. Chambers, M. E. Huber, H. Flewelling, E. A. Magnier, A. Schultz, T. Lowe (IfA, University of Hawaii), S. J. Smartt, K. W. Smith, (Queen's University Belfast), J. Tonry, C. Waters, (IfA, University of Hawaii) D. E. Wright, D. R. Young (Queen's University Belfast) report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2017bfb
Discoverer internal name: PS17bkl
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:45:35.59 (161.398301729) DEC = +04:53:30.49 (4.89180324754)
Discovery date: 2017-02-16 11:41:16 (JD=2457800.9869907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-02-16 11:41:16
Flux: 20.09 ABMag
Filter: i-Sloan
Instrument: GPC1
Telescope: Pan-STARRS

Last non-detection:
Archival info: SDSS

Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2017bfb