Discovery certificate for object 2017brp
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 9703 [ 2019TNSTR.303....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-03-01 12:49:13
Date made public: 2019-03-01
Sender: iPTF (iPTF_Bot1)
Reporting Group: iPTF     Discovery Data Source: iPTF

M. Kasliwal, Y. Cao (Caltech), on behalf of iPTF report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2017brp
Discoverer internal name: iPTF17brp
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:26:41.222 (291.671757) DEC = +79:13:12.03 (79.220007)
Discovery date: 2017-03-01 12:18:43 (JD=2457814.0129977)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-03-01 12:18:43
Flux: 19.469 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/2017brp