Discovery certificate for object 2017bgs
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 9379 [ 2019TNSTR.265....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-02-22 10:46:44
Date made public: 2019-02-22
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 2017bgs
Discoverer internal name: iPTF17bgs
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 05:41:33.715 (85.39048) DEC = +66:24:18.15 (66.405043)
Discovery date: 2017-02-22 06:37:26 (JD=2457806.7759954)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-02-22 06:37:26
Flux: 17.446 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/2017bgs