Discovery certificate for object 2017buf
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 9772 [ 2019TNSTR.311....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-03-02 06:07:33
Date made public: 2019-03-02
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 2017buf
Discoverer internal name: iPTF17buf
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 06:34:20.137 (98.583906) DEC = +76:35:46.65 (76.596292)
Discovery date: 2017-03-02 05:48:28 (JD=2457814.7419907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-03-02 05:48:28
Flux: 19.733 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/2017buf