Discovery certificate for object 2017brn
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 9701 [ 2019TNSTR.303....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-03-01 11:57:36
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 2017brn
Discoverer internal name: iPTF17brn
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:26:09.496 (291.539566) DEC = +52:21:05.19 (52.351441)
Discovery date: 2017-03-01 11:26:52 (JD=2457813.9769907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-03-01 11:26:52
Flux: 19.179 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/2017brn