Discovery certificate for object 2017bun
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 9780 [ 2019TNSTR.311....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-03-02 06:21:22
Date made public: 2019-03-02
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 2017bun
Discoverer internal name: iPTF17bun
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 03:50:20.181 (57.584087) DEC = +72:16:30.67 (72.275187)
Discovery date: 2017-03-02 04:03:21 (JD=2457814.6689931)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-03-02 04:03:21
Flux: 18.727 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/2017bun