Discovery certificate for object 2017bpp
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 9651 [ 2019TNSTR.303....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-03-01 10:51:54
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 2017bpp
Discoverer internal name: iPTF17bpp
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:25:52.543 (156.468931) DEC = -08:09:12.50 (-8.153471)
Discovery date: 2017-03-01 09:56:09 (JD=2457813.9139931)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-03-01 09:56:09
Flux: 18.8705 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/2017bpp