Discovery certificate for object 2017btd
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 9743 [ 2019TNSTR.303....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-03-01 14:29:08
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 2017btd
Discoverer internal name: iPTF17btd
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:47:14.559 (161.810661) DEC = -13:47:33.86 (-13.792739)
Discovery date: 2017-03-01 10:24:57 (JD=2457813.9339931)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-03-01 10:24:57
Flux: 19.362 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/2017btd