Discovery certificate for object 2017bqp
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 9677 [ 2019TNSTR.303....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-03-01 11:05:50
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 2017bqp
Discoverer internal name: iPTF17bqp
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 09:52:56.219 (148.234247) DEC = -09:44:56.09 (-9.748913)
Discovery date: 2017-03-01 09:31:40 (JD=2457813.8969907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-03-01 09:31:40
Flux: 19.442 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/2017bqp