Discovery certificate for object 2017bpk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 9646 [ 2019TNSTR.303....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-03-01 10:50:23
Date made public: 2019-03-01
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 2017bpk
Discoverer internal name: iPTF17bpk
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:30:30.382 (157.626592) DEC = -11:07:15.77 (-11.121047)
Discovery date: 2017-03-01 10:20:38 (JD=2457813.9309954)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-03-01 10:20:38
Flux: 19.2007 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/2017bpk