Discovery certificate for object 2017bqk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 9672 [ 2019TNSTR.303....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-03-01 11:04:39
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 2017bqk
Discoverer internal name: iPTF17bqk
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:48:45.183 (162.188261) DEC = -15:29:50.86 (-15.49746)
Discovery date: 2017-03-01 10:24:57 (JD=2457813.9339931)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-03-01 10:24:57
Flux: 19.5551 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/2017bqk